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Burlington Racers Test Their Skills at Running and Ice Cream Eating
People Helping People Global hosts first Brain Freezer 5K in Burlington
Racers will start in Battery Park and race to the Church Street Marketplace, where they will stop in front of Ben & Jerry’s and City Sports to eat their pint of ice cream. The racers will then head through North Burlington and back to Battery Park for the finish.
There are three different categories: Competitor, Fun Runner, and Supporter. Competitors must eat the entire pint during the race. Fun Runners may eat part of the pint, give it away to a friend, or have it afterwards. Supporters don’t run the race, but they receive a t-shirt. There will be prizes for top finishers and best dressed. There is also a team competition.
The race starts at 10am and registration/
A big thanks goes out to all of the Brain Freezer 5K sponsors, especially the main event sponsor, Fleet Feet Sports, and the other high-level sponsors, City Sports, Ben & Jerry’s, Hannaford, and Boloco.
People Helping People Global is a US-registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. They offer interest-free microloans to individuals living on less than $2 per day. These loans are used to start or expand small businesses. You may find out more about the organization at http://phpgmicrolending.org.