Entries open for Aurora Colony Days 1K-5K run, walk
The Aurora Colony Days committee is now accepting entries for the parade and the 1K/5K Run-Walk to be held as part of the annual celebration in early August.
The third annual Aurora Colony Days 5K Run-Walk and 1K Kids Fun Run will begin at 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., respectively, Aug. 9. The fun run and chip-timed race will begin at the Old Aurora Colony Museum, 15018 Second St.
The cost of participation is $10 for the fun run and $20 for the 5K and includes a T-shirt.
The Aurora Colony Days Parade will begin at 11 a.m. Aug. 9, with the theme Neighbors in Paradise. Entries will be judged in the following categories: best theme, best spirit, grand marshals choice, best classic/vintage vehicle, best pet and quirkiest float.
All are welcome, from marching bands to individual musicians, horses and buggies, floats, pickup trucks, bicycles, walkers, strollers and even dogs walking people.