Five Things: Baxter YMCA Family Fun Run

Runners and walkers of all ages can get a taste of Hawaii during an upcoming 5K.

Baxter YMCA’s Aloha Family Fun Run is at 8 am. Saturday at the YMCA, 7900 Shelby St., Indianapolis.

A one-mile run/walk starts at 8:45 a.m.

John Schwentker, executive director of the Baxter YMCA, tells you what you need to know.

How did you get the idea to have the run?

It’s a fundraiser for the Baxter YMCA and something that promotes healthy lifestyles for the whole community.

What do you hope people get from the run?

An activity that the whole family can participate it that also helps promote a healthy lifestyle.

How many people are you expecting?

300 participants.

How much is registration?

$20 for the 5K run and $10 for the one-mile walk/run. Price does increase by $5 starting Friday. We will accept race day registrations until 7:30 a.m.

Go to After Thursday, register on paper at the Baxter YMCA.