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Creative Rush 5K Run/Walk presented by Peters Valley School of Craft

Sun May 6, 2018 Layton, NJ 07851 US Directions



9:30AM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 99.


Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
Layton, NJ US 07851


This rural 5K race takes place on COMPLETELY CLOSED, TRAFFIC FREE roads within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, among the sprawling, campus of the internationally recognized Peters Valley School of Craft. The 5K race is the kick-off to the family friendly Annual Open House & Studio Tours Event, featuring professional artists, live music, food, studio tours, hands on activities, and demonstrations in their professional studios.

Funds raised will support our Youth Art & Craftsmen at Work programs. Our Youth Art Program engages ages 7 –17 through hands on activities in blacksmithing, glass, woodworking, weaving, painting/drawing, costuming, photography, printmaking, fine metals, etc. Our Craftsmen at Work Program provides artist demonstrations and workshops in schools throughout the tri‐ state area and at public events. Money raised will help us offer at least one local school a FREE Craftsmen at Work program in 2018.

18yrs and older = $30
17yrs and under = $20 *age-based price will be reflected at payment time

**Online registration will close on Saturday May 5th at 12:00PM. If you miss the online registration, don't stress out! You can register in person before the race begins at Peters Valley. Registration that morning will re-open from 7:30AM-8:30AM. The race will begin promptly at 9:30AM.**

Our mission is to enrich lives through the learning, appreciation and practice of the art of fine craft. We believe that creative practice has many overarching benefits to our health and humanity such as developing imagination, innovation, community, self-renewal and creative problem solving.We encourage all participants to stay after the race for our Open House & Studio Tours - explore blacksmithing, ceramics, fine metals, photography, fiber arts, woodworking, glass, printmaking... watch demonstrations and even try your hand at a craft! FREE event 11am - 4pm.

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