Get your running shoes ready for the Pigg River Rumble 5k Trail Run being held 9 a.m, Saturday, May 18 at Waid Recreation Area in Rocky Mount.
Enjoy a 3.1 mile trail race through beautiful country terrain featuring dirt road, cinder trail, and single track. The event is open to participants of all ages and skill levels. Awards will be given for the top 3 male/female overall and top 3 male/female per age division. After the run, stick around for the Pigg River Ramble, an 8-mile canoe/kayak race or 4-mile leisure float for paddlers featuring live music, food, and fun for the whole family.
Online and race day registration is available. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the main parking lot. For more information, visit TheRambleWeekend.com or www.playfranklincounty.com/ramble-weekend
Sponsored by Franklin County Parks & Recreation. Proceeds support the cross country teams at Benjamin Franklin Middle and Franklin County High schools. Race timing provided by Run Roanoke.