That was the same summer the Cheverly Day 5K run was born and the runners dubbed the event the "Cicada Crunch" -- a name that has stuck!
Since then, runners from all over the region have come to Cheverly to take part in the annual event. The infamous hills of Cheverly make it especially challenging--and oh-so-rewarding! Another reward is knowing that your registration fee benefits a wonderful local organization, the Friends of Lower Beaverdam Creek, which helps to protect an important tributary to the Anacostia River.
The 2010 Cicada Crunch will take place on Saturday, May 22 at 10am. Registration is only $25 for the 5K ($5 off for Prince George's Running Club members) and only $10 for the 2K walk. Kids 12 and under doing the 2K walk are free!
Visit the Cicada Crunch website for all the details, race (and elevation!) maps and to register! (On-site registration will be accepted as well.)
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