The 2011 Christmas in the Park Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in Deming Park, located at the corner of Fruitridge and Poplar streets in Terre Haute. The park will close to motorized traffic at 3:40 p,m,, so that the run/walk can take place on roads in the park. In addition to the 5K run/walk, there will be a 3K run for children in eighth grade and under, as well as a 1/2-mile Reindeer Romp for children age eight and under. The annual holiday event is sponsored by First Financial Bank and the Wabash Valley Road Runners.
Entry forms are available at various locations in Terre Haute including the main office of First Financial Bank and Crossroads Café at Seventh Street and Wabash Avenue. Individuals may also register on the afternoon of the event beginning at 2:30. Pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt with their $20 entry fee, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the annual Noon Optimists Clothe-a-Child drive.