Area 5k runners and walkers are lacing up for the 14th Annual STAR 5k Run, Walk & Roll on Sunday, May 5 at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport. Runners and Walkers can register online at www.starct.org. The event includes a Family Fun Day celebration and fundraiser to benefit local individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the Walk kick off is at 10:00 a.m. with a 1k walk route suitable for any ability (walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and baby joggers are welcome) and an officially-timed 5k run along the shoreline. Attendees will enjoy a continental breakfast, and a lineup of family activities including live music, arts and crafts, kids’ fun bus, face-painting, balloon sculpting, yard games and grilled hot dogs for lunch. New this year there will be a Taco truck in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and an Ice Cream truck. The officially-timed run offers prizes for the top finishers in each age group. To register to Run, Walk or Stroll or to make a donation to an existing team visit www.starct.org

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