MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Tuxedos welcome!
Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach is hosting its inaugural Penguin Dash 5K and Ripley’s Penguin Family Fun one-mile walk/run on Saturday, Feb. 15.
The event will celebrate the upcoming Penguin Playhouse that’s set to open at Ripley’s Aquarium early this year.
Early registration for the 5K race is $50 up to Jan. 31. The price increases to $60 for Feb. 1 to Feb. 14, and is $65 on the day of the race. VIP registration is also available. Guests are encouraged to dress up!
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The cost to register for the Penguin Family Fun Run is $20 through Jan. 31, and $25 starting Feb. 1.
Packet pickup will be at Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m., and 6:45 to 8 a.m. on race day, Feb. 15.
For more information or to register, click here.
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