Lyn Lewis
Twitter: @LynLewisGWCVB
100 West 10th Street, Suite 20
Wilmington, DE 19801
P: 302-295-2212
F: 302-652-4726
5K Milk Run/Walk on May 31 Support Effort to Provide Milk for Children in Need

Middletown, DEL ...  New Castle Farm Bureau and Delaware Farm Bureau host the second annual 5K Milk Run/Walk on Saturday, May 31,  at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown at 9AM.  The Milk Run/Walk benefits The Ministry of Caring's Milk for Children Fund and is designed to heighten community awareness about children in need.  Last year's event  raised more than $19,000 and these proceeds benefited the Ministry of Caring's Emmanuel Dining Room which served 186,771 meals including 11,246 meals to children in need.  These meals are free and provided without question and with dignity, respect and a warm welcome.

Advance registration is available at or  Interested participants may also call Laura Simpson at the Delaware Farm Bureau at 302-697-3183.  Registration is also available on the day of the event at Appoquinimink High School beginning at 8AM.  The fee is $20 for pre-registration and $25 on the day of the event.  This includes a T-shirt, light fruit snacks and refreshments.  Sponsors for the event are welcome.

The 5K Milk Race/ Walk begins at 9AM on Saturday, May 31. It starts and ends at the Appoquinimink High School in Middletown and traverses many of the neighborhoods adjacent to the high school.  The entire course is conducted on pavement or sidewalks.  Race times will be captured electronically and posted on  Live farm animals like dairy calves and goats and a straw bale maze make this a fun event for the whole family.

The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization founded in 1978, chartered by the Governor of Delaware, the New Castle County Executive and the Mayor of Wilmington. Its mission is to serve as the community's customer-focused destination marketing organization, generating economic growth through leisure travel and meetings development by aggressively marketing attractions, facilities, amenities and services for visitors.