Living a block from Central Park in Manhattan, I’ve been known to get a bit grouchy come Saturday morning when yet another group of runners clog the streets and walkways and generally disrupt my morning walk.
Don’t they know we dog people own the park?
But today there was a run that even I can get behind —
This 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) race for people of all ages challenges participants to go the distance while stopping to eat three cupcakes at checkpoints along the course. Tasty!
Plus, a portion of the proceeds benefits New York Cares.
And if that isn’t reason enough to love this non-traditional charity event, here’s one of my favorites —
It’s run in Astoria.