Entries are still available for the The 15th Annual BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run, which will be held Aug. 31 at Alvin High School.
This year’s event includes the 5k/10K run getting underway at 7:30 a.m. on a certified course. The race starts at the Alvin High School football stadium at the corner of Second Street and West Dumble. The kids’ 1K run starts at 7 a.m. and will cover the AHS track.
Make checks out to the Ben Garcia Memorial Scholarship Fund. All proceeds go to the Ben Garcia Memorial Scholarship Fund benefiting Alvin High School students. Custom purple monkeys will be given to top three in each age category (male & female) for 5K and 10K events and 1K awards to the overall first place boy and girl.
Registration for the 5K/10K race is $30 before Aug. 30 and $35 during race day. Registration for the kids’ 1K is $15 before Aug. 30 and $20 during race day.
All 1K finishers receive a custom medal. Registration forms can picked up at the AHS athletic office and are also available on Signmeup.com. Early packet pickup is Aug. 29 at the Wild Pear Running in Pearland from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Aug. 30 at the Alvin YMCA from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Race day registraton takes place from 6-7 a.m. at Alvin High School’s Gym 3 complex.
Register online at: Signmeup.com.