Glow Run/Walk 5k to light up the night Saturday in Blyn

The fifth race in the Run the Peninsula Series will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, with the Jamestown S’Klallam 5K/10K Glow Run/Walk.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Campus, 1033 Old Blyn Highway, with an expected 500 participants running and walking along the Olympic Discovery Trail in the twilight and early evening.

The event is put on by the Port Angeles Marathon Association, which also manages the North Olympic Discovery Marathon in June in Port Angeles.

Proceeds from the event will go to several local organizations, including the Peninsula Trails Coalition which builds and maintains the Olympic Discovery Trail.

The event has the right of way with Clallam County on roads in the area. Drivers are cautioned to be prepared to stop from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the following intersections with the Old Discovery Trail — Old Blyn Highway; Dawley Road, where the trail shares this road; Schoolhouse Point Lane; Schindler Road and Barker Road.

Participants are required to wear a headlamp or some other type of lighting device.

There is still space available for runners and people can register at www.runthepeninsula.com.

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