EL CAJON–Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy downtown El Cajon and support East County charities at the RunEC Foundation’s inaugural Hooleys to Hooleys Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk on March 17.
Beginning and ending at the Hooleys in Rancho San Diego, the course will make a U-turn at the Downtown El Cajon Prescott Promenade, 201 East Main Street, where there will be a live band, radio broadcast by 98.1 FM, a participant viewing and cheering area, and activities for the children!
Registration for the race is open until March 16, and volunteers are still needed. Net proceeds from this event go to East County charities including: St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, Home of Guiding Hands, Partnerships with Industry, the East County Transitional Living Center and Stoney’s Kids.
The RunEC Foundation was organized by members of the 2012 Leadership Class of the East County Chamber of Commerce. Little Tommy Sablan from the Jeff and Jer Showgram, on KyXy 96.5 in San Diego, will run and serve as Grand Marshall.
The inaugural RunEC event will showcase Rancho San Diego and El Cajon with the race starting at 8 a.m. at Hooleys Pub & Grill in Rancho San Diego and doubling back at the Downtown El Cajon Prescott Promenade. Three race events will be held on this day: a Certified half marathon course, 5K Run/Walk, and the “Green Mile” for adults with developmental disabilities.
To register or volunteer, visit www.runeastcounty.com.