Bunny Palooza 5K/10K to hop off this Saturday


Coastal Point • File Photo: A group of costumed Bunny Palooza runners pose for a pre-run photo during the 2014 event.Coastal Point • File Photo: A group of costumed Bunny Palooza runners pose for a pre-run photo during the 2014 event.The Bunny Palooza 5K/10K is getting under way just in time for Easter, making its way to Bethany Beach this Saturday, March 26.

The charity run will benefit the Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation and feature age-group awards for First Place Overall Male and Female, First Place Master’s Male and Female, in addition for first- to third-place age-group awards.

New this year will be the Hocker’s BBQ food truck, presented by the Bank of Ocean City, with the post-race party with Shock Top and Michelob Ultra provided by NKS Distributers.

There will also be live music before and after the race, by D.J. Bump, and local Zumba instructor Kristina Isom will be offering a pre-race warmup.

The race will get started at South Atlantic Avenue and Parkwood Street and finish oceanfront at the bandstand on the boardwalk in Bethany Beach.

Packet pick-up and onsite registration is scheduled for Friday, March 25, at Mango’s in Bethany Beach from noon to 4 p.m. Another packet pick-up and registration session is set for race day, on Saturday, March 26, from 7:15 to 9:15 a.m.

Pre-race announcements will begin at 8:15 a.m., with the 10K kicking off at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K getting under way at 9:30 a.m.

The race cost $35 for the 5K and $45 for the $10K. For more information, visit http://qrcf.org/event/bunny-palooza/ or contact Brigit Taylor at info@bunnypaloozarun.com.