Shearwater to hold 5K, fun run/walk on Earth Day


Shearwater will celebrate Earth Day April 22 by hosting a 5K race and fun run/walk.

Races will start and finish near the master planned community’s Kayak Club amenity center and follow the community trails and paths that border preserved natural habitat. Following the races, participants will enjoy craft beer and root beer floats, food trucks and music from a DJ.

The 5K is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Early registration for the race is $20 until April 14 at midnight. Registration for the 5K is $25 from April 14-21 at 9 a.m. when online registration closes. Entry includes an event T-shirt and a pint glass (21 and up) for the first 200 entries. Custom medals will be awarded to the first 200 finishers.

The fun run/walk is slated to kick off at 9 a.m. Registration is $10 at all times and includes an event T-shirt only. Register online for all races at

Proceeds from the event will benefit Timberlin Creek Elementary School, Switzerland Point Middle School and Bartram Trail High School.