The Cherokee Runners Moonlight 5K and Fun Run will be held on July 4 at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. The run/walk will be followed by the tribe’s Fourth of July celebration and fireworks. The fun run will begin at 7:15 p.m. and the 5K will begin at 7:45
The race will help fund the Cherokee Runners Summer Running Camp, and 20 percent of entry fees will be donated to the Cherokee Special Olympics. The 5K will be a certified USA Track and Field course along well-lit streets through downtown and toward the Casino. There will be one water stop at the turn around/halfway mark.