Verona Bike Derby, 5K Coming Up

Both events will be held Saturday, June 2.

is hosting two events June 2 that will cater to children and adults.

Verona 5K

Registration for the Verona Chamber of Commerce's first ever 5K will begin at 8 a.m. The race begins at 9 a.m. Runners will begin at the Verona borough park gazebo on East Railroad Avenue and follow a course throughout the borough.

The cost is $20 to register the morning of the 5K. The first 100 participants to register will receive a T-Shirt. The event benefits the Verona Streetscape Revitalization Project.

For an application, click here. The form also can be found in the media section of this article.

Bike derby

The bike safety derby for children will be held at the police department parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the event, which is sponsored by Verona police, children learn the ropes about how to ride a bicycle properly by participating in an obstacle course and watching videos about bicycle safety.

There will be free food and entertainment. For photos of last year's event, .


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