Purple Monkey Fun Run to benefit AISD scholarship
By Karolyn Gephart
Entries are being taken now for the 15th Annual BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run to be held August 31, 2019 at Alvin High School at 802 S Johnson St.
All proceeds from the event go toward the Benjamin James Garcia Memorial Fund to sponsor college scholarships for graduating high school students.
A children’s 1K is planned for 7 am on the AHS track
At 7:30 am, a certified course 5k and 10k will begin at the AHS Football Stadium at the corner of Second Street and West Dumble.
The top three participants in each age category both male and female in both 5k and 10k events will receive custom purple monkeys.
Awards will also be given to the overall first place boy and girl in the 1k event. All 1k race finishers will receive custom medals for the event.
Register for the 5k and 10k races before August 30 for $30 and $35 on race day.
Registration for the 1k is $15 before August 30 and $20 on race day.
Registration forms are available at the AHS Athletic Office or by going to Signmeup.com.
Early packet pickup will be August 29at the Wild Pear Running in Pearland at 9330 Broadway St Ste D-400, from 11 am to 7 pm and August 30 at the Alvin YMCA at 3201 S Highway 35 from 8 am to 6 pm.
Registration on race day will run from 6 to 7 am at AHS gym 3 complex.
The BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run is held for the community and benefits AISD students with college scholarships. This year’s 15th Annual BENeezy Purple Monkey Fun Run will be held August 31, 2019 at Alvin High School at 802 S Johnson St. in Alvin.