Get Moving at Hopi 10K, 5K and 2-Mile Races

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Get Moving at Hopi 10K, 5K and 2-Mile Races
Photo Courtesy RunHopi.com. It's not too late to register for the 2017 Hopi 10K, 5K or two-mile races Aug. 12. The trail run will pass through centuries-old Hopi paths.

Looking for a fun way to get active this weekend? It’s not too late to register for the 2017 Hopi 10K, 5K and two-mile races Aug. 12.

This unique race takes runners through centuries-old Hopi paths at an elevation of 6,500 feet, according to the event’s website.

The races will take place in Northeast Arizona’s Hopi Indian Reservation in the village of Oraivi, which is believed to be the oldest, continuous, inhabited settlement in the country, dating back to 1150 A.D.

Runners and walkers of every ability are welcome to participate.

The 10K begins at 6 a.m., the 5K and two-mile races begin at 6:45 a.m.

The race registration fees are as follows:

10K- $30

5K- $25

Two-mile- $15 (Registration for the two-mile race is only available on race day)

Registration can be completed online through Active.com, through the mail, or in-person. Race day registration will be available starting at 5 a.m. and closes 15 minutes prior to each race.

Participants can pickup their race bibs and t-shirts Aug. 11 between 5:30 and 7 p.m. In-person registration will also be available from 6 to 7 p.m.

The top three males and female runners for the 10K and 5K races will win awards. The top male and female in each 10K age category will receive a long sleeve shirt. All 10K runners will receive medals.

The two-mile race is a non-competitive walk or run.

For more information, please visit the event website or contact the organizers at 928-401-0821 or RunHopi@yahoo.com

 

 

 

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