Lehigh Valley

LVIA to host 'Winged Warriors' 5K race

Registration is open now for the Oct. 14 event

HANOVER TWP., Pa. - The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is partnering with the American Cancer Society for a chance to run the runways.

Lehigh Valley International Airport will host the "Winged Warriors on the Runway 5K Run/Walk" on Oct. 14. The course will take participants along the the Lehigh County airport's taxiways and one-third mile runway.

The field is limited to 200 participants because of safety and security regulations. Registration costs $25 in advance or $35 on race day.

Registration on Oct. 14 begins at 7 a.m. with the run and walk beginning at 8 a.m. Participants should enter the airport property on race day at 150 Fashion Drive South just off Race Street.

Proceeds from the Winged Warrior event will provide financial assistance for American Cancer Society programs in the Lehigh Valley and the National Cancer Information Center.

Registration is available through the Lehigh Valley International Airport website. Participants are reminded that space is limited.

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