The 10th annual Mt. Vernon Loon Lap 5K is scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, from the Mt. Vernon Community Center, 2 Main St.

Participants in the event will run, walk or stroll around Minnehonk Lake in this family friendly, untimed event. Loon Lappers will trek alongside the lake over paved roads and scenic, wooded trails.

The Loon Lap is a fundraiser supporting community and lake projects raising funds for the Greater Minnehonk Lake Association and the Community Partnership Corporation. By participating in this event, one supports local lakes and community outreach programs.

Registration is open via Eventbrite at Loon Lap 5K and also event day at 8:30 a.m. at the community center.

The cost is $10 per participant, and $15 per T-shirt. Cash and checks are accepted, but not credits cards. Children 12 and younger are free.

For more information, visit and check out the Loon Lap video.


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