greening 5K

Registration for the annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival 5K Run is now open. The race begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 at Mark Watson Park in Sylva.

The first 125 registrants will receive a race T-shirt. Visit to sign up, or pick up a paper registration form at the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Office in Cullowhee.

Registration ends on Aug. 25, but race day registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. For more information, contact Jenifer Pressley at 293-3053 ext. 7 or