Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run on March 6
See if you can catch Interim Georgetown Police Chief Cory Tchida at the 10th annual Chase the Chief 5K and Fun Run: Sunday, March 6, at East View High School, 4490 E. University Ave.
People who would prefer to complete the run virtually also have that option this year. Participants can track their distance on a fitness app, take a screenshot, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered into a prize drawing. All submissions are due by 5 p.m. March 12.
Registration for the event is open and priced at $5 for students and $10 for adults. Register by Jan. 31 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Packet pick up, including those participating virtually, will be from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. March 2-4 at the Public Safety Operations and Training Center, 3500 D.B. Wood Road.
Chase the Chief features a Fun Run, which starts at 2:15 p.m., and a 5K, which will start about 2:45 p.m. Other activities include a police department obstacle course and fitness fair open from noon to 5 p.m. Look for race day registration and other event activities on the athletic fields.
The goal of Chase the Chief is to encourage students and their families to lead active, healthy lives. This event is a joint fitness initiative by the Georgetown Police Department, Georgetown ISD, and the Georgetown Health Foundation.
Proceeds from this event will help fund grants for physical education programs at Georgetown area schools.
For more information and to register, go to ChaseTheChief.georgetown.org.