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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Time: From 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Topic: Tuxedo Trot-Run for the Penguins

Online Registration Now Closed!  You May Still Register on Race Day and Packet Pick-up between 4-7 PM on Friday 4/24 at Off n' Running!!


Tuxedo Trot

April 26, 2014

Race Description:

The Tuxedo Trot: Run for the Penguins is a fun, family-friendly event created by the Greensboro Science Center's Conservation Committee to raise funds for endangered African penguins. The birds' population has declined dramatically in the past 10 years and there is an urgent need for your help. 100% of profits go directly to efforts to save these penguins.

What?, When?, Where? How?
Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration – 7am
5K Run – 8am
Kid’s Fun Run – 9am
Greensboro Science Center
4301 Lawndale Drive
Greensboro, NC

The Courses:

The 5K takes runners along a beautiful two loop course on Lawndale Drive (closed to traffic) and through Country Park. The course is very spectator friendly. Bring your own cheerleaders.

 The Kids' Fun Run is a one mile course through Animal Discovery Zoo. The course includes "Waddle Zones" and other fun diversions.

Race Participants Receive:

    • Customized T-shirt
    • Free Admission to Greensboro Science Center on Race Day
    • A Penguin Plush Toy
    • Great satisfaction in knowing you have helped to save an endangered species, the African Penguin.

Race Fees:


$30 until 3/15/14 - $35 from 3/16/14 until 4/24/14 at noon -$40 at Friday packet pick up and on race day

Fun Run

$15 until 3/15/14 - $20 from 3/16/14 until 4/24/14 at noon - $25 at Friday packet pick up and on race day

Remember, 100% of proceeds go to African Penguin conservation initiatives.

Packet Pick Up:

Friday, 4/25, 4p – 7p at Off ‘N Running located at 3731 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC (336) 288-7071

Saturday, 4/26, 7am-7:45am at Greensboro Science Center located at 4301 Lawndale Drive Greensboro, NC


Parking is limited.  Arrive early to ensure a parking spot at the Greensboro Science Center.  Parking is also available at the Spencer Love Tennis Courts.  You will need to walk about 10 minutes to the Greensboro Science Center from there.

T-Shirts guaranteed for the first 400 registrants! 

Sponsors (so far …. more to come):


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