Lace Up For The Wearin’ Of The Green 5K!
St. Patrick’s Day may primarily be associated in the United States with good-natured carousing, leprechauns, and hunting for that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, but there’s no question the No. 1 priority is avoiding those pinching fingers of well-meaning friends! And that means remembering to wear something green. But here’s some good Irish luck: Molly’s pub in Warrenton will guarantee you stay out of harm’s way with the Wearin’ of the Green 5K – it’s a race and a celebration in one, and it’s all for a very, very good cause.
It’s Easy Being Green
The annual Molly’s 5K run is March 24 this year; check-in begins at 7 a.m., and the race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Registration costs $30 and includes a T-shirt, but you’ll want to hit the starting line dressed in your best St. Paddy’s Day green. Runners in previous years have jogged the spirited three-mile course in green tutus, green boxer shorts, and even green bow ties – the more fun, the better! Make sure you’re in peak shape: Molly’s is open for breakfast immediately following the race, so you’ll want to be among the first to the finish line.
Wearin’ of the Green may be all about a good time, but it’s also for a seriously good purpose: Race fees raise awareness and funds for Boulder Crest retreat, an organization “committed to improving the physical, emotional, spiritual, and economic well-being of our nation’s military, veterans, first responders, and their family members.” Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the retreat provides a wide range of activities – equine therapy, culinary therapy, meditation, art therapy, and more – meant to improve the lives of these heroic men and women and their families.
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Luck is on your side on St. Patrick’s Day and every day at Safford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Our dealership is located less than 10 minutes from Molly’s pub, so after you’ve crossed the finish line and had your Irish breakfast, come on down and see our inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles, with financing deals that won’t leave you in a pinch!