Annual Aquarium Run is set for April 2 in Jenks

Mar 21, 2016

More than 2,000 runners are expected to compete in the 12th Annual Aquarium Run, set for April 2.

The event, which includes a half-marathon, 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run, will start and finish at the Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive in Jenks. It is being presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors.

Start time for the half-marathon and 10k is 8 a.m. The 5k starts at 8:20 a.m., and the 1-mile fun run launches at 8:30 a.m.

Online registration, information on street closures and race routes can be found at okaquarium.org.

Packets can be picked up from noon to 7 p.m. March 31 and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 1 at Academy Sports + Outdoors on 81st Street and Highway 169. Runners can also register and pick up packets on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m. in the Aquarium Event Center.

Proceeds benefit the nonprofit aquarium’s educational exhibits and programs.

— RITA SHERROW, World Scene Writer