Girl Scouts to host Thin Mint Sprint - Tucson News Now

Girl Scouts to host Thin Mint Sprint

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona will host running events this weekend as part of its Health and Wellness Initiative.

Families, teams and individuals can participate in the 5 kilometer Thin Mint Sprint, a 1-mile Savannah Smiles Shuffle or the children's 100-meter "Doc Dash" on Sunday, September 29 at the Brandi Fenton Memorial Park.

The routes follow a flat trail through the park and the Rillito River Trail, according to a news release. Races start at 7:30 a.m.

Racers will receive a Thin Mint cookie at the finish line and a Health Fair Expo held at the conclusion of the race will offer food, activities and health and awareness resources to participants and visitors.

The University of Arizona Softball team will be in attendance to sign autographs.

Registration is $20 for general admission and $12 for children before September 26, or $25 for all ages on the day of the event.

For more information, visit http://www.girlscoutssoaz.org/special-events/thin-mint-sprint/.

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