Seaside Shuffle 5K and kids’ fun run blast off on May 3: Top finishers qualify for other elite races in 2014

Calling all runners . . . kids, and walkers! The Seaside Shuffle 5K and a children’s fun run blast off at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Seaside Park Arch at the end of Park Avenue, Bridgeport.

The races, as well as a 1.5-mile community walk, are organized by the Sports Council of the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic. All proceeds will support the Sports Council, which every year provides free chiropractic and other outreach care at more than 20 charity runs, marathons, and other races throughout New England.

Register online at Early bird discounts apply until April 16.

The Seaside Shuffle 5K is a qualifying race for the prestigious 2014 Freihofer’s Run for Women (FRFW) in Albany, NY, and the top three open and top three masters females in the Shuffle will be automatically entered in the FRFW, including room and a travel stipend.

Media contact: Leslie Geary, (203) 576-4625,