The race is just one part of the Chinese New Year Celebration, which also includes a parade later in the morning, featuring lions, dragons, gongs (Oh my!), and a variety of community groups; a Chinese cooking demonstration; and a Kungfu class. For a full list of events, visit the festival’s website: http://soccachinesenewyear.org/chinese-new-year-2016/
What: Monkey Around 5K Fun Run
When: Saturday, February 27th
Where: Bigham Knoll Campus (525 Bigham Knoll Drive, Jacksonville)
What Time: 8:00a (Parade at 10:30a)
Registration: Preregistration is encouraged. You can register online HERE. You can also download a mail-in entry form from the main site. The 5k is $15 for runners 19 and over ($10 for Southern Oregon Runners members), and $7 for 18 and younger (add $10 for a shirt).