2022 This Race is for the Birds! An In-Person & Virtual Event

Sat April 9, 2022
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.raceforthebirds.org.

Broomgrass Way, Gerrardstown, WV

Join us for the 22nd Anniversary of “This Race is for the Birds!” with both in-person and virtual options.  We are so grateful to all who register and support this important fundraiser for Potomac Valley Audubon Society. 

This year we are again offering two virtual events, a 5K and 10K, as we feel it is important to offer options for all of community to stay active and safe during concerns of COVID 19.  Virtual participants can choose between running, walking, biking, horseback riding or another way to complete the distances.  Virtual participants will email their results or photos and will then be entered into a drawing for prizes. 

We are also offering in-person 5K and 10K options for participants to run the trails at Broomgrass on April 9, 2022. We know many of you train long and hard for this fun cross-country course. Sign up for these events and enjoy the adventure of running or walking on non-technical cross country trails that wind through fields and woods of Broomgrass Farm and along beautiful Back Creek. COVID permitting.

This is an important fundraiser for Potomac Valley Audubon Society, and we appreciate your interest in participating.  This year no refunds will be offered.  We are happy to send you a donation receipt upon request. Please contact us by e-mail at race4birds@potomacaudubon.org.

Thank you for your support. Stay safe and stay healthy.   All proceeds support the Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s programs and preserves.

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