Darleen's Flamingo 5k to raise money for Shepard Cancer Foundation

BELHAVEN, NC (WITN) - The 8th annual Darleen's Flamingo 5k is being held on Saturday, October 14th to raise money for the Shepard Cancer Foundation.

The annual event is held in the Smithton Community of Belhaven in memory of Darleen Smith.

Organizers say 'the race is a true community event that is put on by Darleen’s family and friends. It is located on the waterfront community of Smithton, and members of the community decorate their yards with flamingos and cheer on racers throughout the race course. After the race, a homemade breakfast of bacon, sausage, eggs, cheese biscuits are served and awards are given.'

You can find more information and register to participate at www.flamingo5k.org.