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New Meeting: 2nd Annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Race with Sustainable South Bronx

From: Cathy
Sent on: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 11:59 AM
Announcing a new meeting for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: 2nd Annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Race with Sustainable South Bronx

When: Saturday, June 21, 8:45 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Who should come: Anyone who wants to help out local sustainability efforts and enjoys a good run or walk!

Meeting Description: 2nd Annual Hunts Point Hustle 5K Race with Sustainable South Bronx
(Don't worry 5K is equal to about 3.1 miles that you can run or walk)

Along the future route of the South Bronx Greenway. Food, music, t-shirt and fun!
SUPPORT THE SOUTH BRONX GREENWAY
Improve the Environment, Create Jobs, Have Fun . . .
The Hunts Point Hustle 5K race is a great way to experience the coming South Bronx Greenway.

People of all abilities come from all over the city to travel parts of the future route. After a highly successful first run on Father's Day in 2007, Sustainable South Bronx is expanding the reach of this groundbreaking event for the South Bronx.

The route begins and ends at Hunts Point Riverside Park.

Proceeds from this race go to urban forestry efforts along the route in the Bronx including: tree planting, tree maintenance, green walls, planted medians and other vegetated surfaces.

***In addition to RSVPing here, to participate you must:***
-Go to: http://www.ssbx.org/HUNTS_POINT_HUSTLE_5K.htm to register for the race
-You will need to create a screen name to do so
-Registration is $15 and you get a race t-shirt and again the proceeds go directly to Sustainable South Bronx
-Be sure to list the Metro NYC Environmental Meetup as your team!

About SSBX
The South Bronx Greenway Project (SBG) is a community led plan for a bicycle/pedestrian greenway along the South Bronx waterfront, which will provide much needed open space, waterfront access and opportunities for mixed used economic development. The project employs locals so helps create jobs while creating a healthier environment.
www.ssbx.org

Directions:
6 Train to Hunts Point Ave (more directions to come)

Learn more here:
http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/8019327/

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