February 1, 2017

Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run | Registration is Open!!

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Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run | Registration is Open!

Brides, bridesmaids and friends of the bride! Have you heard of the Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run?! If you want to be involved in the community by doing something beneficial, this run is for you! The Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run is a charity event to raise money for a well-deserved local organization, with the help of your registration fee. 100% of the profits from this event will be donated to Higgins Hope and we are SO excited to support their mission! If you don’t know anything about Higgins Hope, be sure to check out their website because it’s crazy that human trafficking is happening in our backyard.

What if you’re not a runner? Fortunately for you, this event is not timed! 🙂 We want all of the women to feel accommodated! It’s a fun run so our mission is to make sure everyone is having a great time! The Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run is happening at the beautiful Marriott Ranch in Hume, VA. The 5k trail will take you through some of the most gorgeous scenery in Northern Virginia, completely surrounded by mountain views … and cows. Haha! I have personally run a few fun 5k races and this by far is the most beautiful!

Once we blow the horn at the starting line, the trail will take you through some fun, interactive wedding-related activities every half-mile. Do you want to check out the course? Here is a map with more details on the website for you to check out HERE!

Doesn’t this sound fun? If you haven’t seen photos from last year, check it out HERE!

Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run | Course Map

The event is happening on April 1st at 9 a.m. Feel free to hang out afterward the run and enjoy the fire pit, views, complimentary breakfast and champagne as well as our preferred vendor show! It’s going to be an unforgettable morning! Following the event, we highly suggest for you to check out some of our top favorite small businesses in the area like, Red Truck Bakery and the numerous wineries!!

Spread the word! In fact, when you are registering for the event, share the registration page by clicking “Share & Save $5” with your friends on Facebook and you will get $5 off your registration fee!

If you want to see all of the details, go to the Runaway Brides 5k Fun Run website for more information.

On your mark … Get set … GO! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!! 
Register HERE: https://www.raceentry.com/races/runaway-brides/2017/register

If you are interested in volunteering the stations, please email me at info@stephaniemessick.com. We cannot WAIT to see you all on April 1st!!!!



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