LOWELL -- Continuing its tradition of unique racing adventures, SmithFest Events will present "Blizzard Blast" on Jan. 26. "Blizzard Blast," a winter obstacle run sponsored by NMTW Community Credit Union, is a 5K race lined with secret wintery obstacles around Shedd Park and Fort Hill.
Event day registration, check-in and post-race "Blizzard Bash" will take place at Holy Ghost Park located at 65 Village St. Check-in will begin at 9 a.m. with the first heat starting at 10 a.m.
Registration is $45 through Jan. 4, $55 Jan. 5-18, $60 Jan. 19-25 and $70 the day of the event. Each participant will receive a T-shirt; one soup, chowder or chili; access to the post-race party at Holy Ghost Park Hall; and one beer. All registrants must be 14 or older; all minors must be accompanied by an adult.
For information, visit www.blizzardblastrun.com.