Misquamicut State Beach , Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI
The Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce will present Electric Eve, a 5k non-competitive fun run on Friday June 27, 2014 at 9 pm at Misquamicut State Beach. Runners, artists and revelers will unite for a special evening of LED light and music. Activities such as children’s amusements, a Flashion Show contest, and a food/beer garden will open at 7pm. Face painters will be on hand to paint with reflective paints so runners faces light up when they go under the black lights. Race starts promptly at 9pm.
The 5k (3.1 mile) megawatt course will incorporate adrenaline pumping music and special effects. The dazzling light designs will be designed by local artists and creative business owners. Participants will experience a pulsating, kaleidoscope of light and sound at Misquamicut Beach. As part of the entry, runners will acquire a glow-in-the-dark t-shirt and admittance to the post-race party. Many participants will wear silly costumes, neon tu-tus and wigs and blinking sunglasses.
Several themed areas of the course will be designed to engage participants. Strobes, lasers, and glowing signs and other special effects will create a colorful setting. “Atlantic Avenue in Westerly will be transformed into Electric Avenue for one amazing technicolor night.,” said chamber Executive Director Lisa Konicki.
The event culminates with a high voltage after-party, where DJ Don Dada spins tunes and a laser lights how takes place as part of the dance party. Grey Sail Brewery will host a beer tent.
Registration is available now at ElectriceveRI.com and the prices vary depending upon age, date of registration, etc. All proceeds support local Chamber programs. Such as free Big Screen Movies on the Beach, Santa’s Arrival, Riverglow and more. More than 40 volunteers are needed and they may register on line. Those who wish to attend the event and after party but not race, may pay $10 admission.(401) 596-7761