Make plans to attend the Ice Cream 5K this weekend and help raise money for local children’s hospitals!

The 2nd Annual Ice Cream 5K is happening this Saturday Jul 14 at Sawyer Point (705 E Pete Rose Way Cincinnati). This family-friendly event features a baby crawl, toddler race, kids 1-mile run and a 5K.

Afterward, participants will cool down with ice cream and enjoy an after party featuring a variety of family-friendly activities, including dancing, music, face painting, food and so much more! The after-party will also include a rewards ceremony recognizing individuals, families, and couples for their participation.

The Kids Run 1-Mile will begin at 8 a.m., the 5K at 8:45 a.m. and the Baby/Toddler Crawl/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. For more information or to register for this fun-filled day, go to

What better way to spend a summer day with the family than with a little exercise, plenty of activities and lots of ice cream!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics.