CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The City of Charleston Parks and Recreation will sponsor the Joker Run/Walk and Joker for Kids event on March 30. The Joker Run consists of a 4-mile run and a 5K walk, and the Joker for Kids events include a 1/2-mile event for children ages 4 to 7 and 1-mile race for children ages 8 to 12.
The Joker Run will be held at WVU/CAMC Memorial Hospital in Kanawha City in conjunction with Tallman Track Club. The 5K walk begins at 1 p.m. The Joker for Kids events start at 1:10 p.m. and the 4-mile run for adults begins at 2 p.m. All events start on 31st Street and Virginia Avenue.
Registration for the 4-mile run and 5K walk before March 21 costs $20. Registration after March 21, including race day, is $25. There is no fee for the Joker for Kids. Registration opens at noon. Prizes and awards will be given in each age group. Participants receive a Joker Run T-shirt.