Hickory – The Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department will host the Lightning Bug Boogie 5K Trail Run on Friday, August 19, at 9 p.m. at the Lake Hickory Trails.

This course will consist of off-road trails that include hills, descents, tight turns, roots, rocks, and other trail type features. All participants will be required to have a light in the form of a headlamp or flashlight.

Early registration is $10 until August 5, then increases to $15. Registration is open online at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Hickory/LightningBugBoogie until Friday, August 19, at 8:45 p.m.

Timing will be done by Agape Timing Company.

The Lake Hickory Trails are located at 1581 12th Street Drive NW in Hickory. Please contact Lance Riddile at 828-261-2254 or via email at [email protected] for more information.