The Lea County Museum in Lovington is offering everyone a free virtual July 4 run or walk, with the first 100 to register receiving a free t-shirt.
The distances are 1-mile, 2-mile, and 4-mile. All you have to do to participate and receive a t-shirt is to register with the museum.
For those who wish to participate there are two options:
Option No. 1
• Run or walk your selected distance anywhere you want.
• Run or walk must be between now through the end of the day July 4.
• Participants must record your time and communicate it to the LCM using the honor system. You must register by email, U.S. Post Office, or the museum, located at 103 S. Love, in Lovington. It is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.
• Participants can pick up your t-shirt when you submit your registration.
• If participants want to have a chance of winning a door prize, they must take a photo of themselves alone or with friends and submit it to the museum.
Option No. 2
• If participants want to run or walk their selected distance at Rockwinds dirt trail between 8 and 10 a.m. Saturday, July 3, the museum will have a welcome table there.
• Participants can also use the nearby Lovington Highway Trail.
• There will be no dedicated start or finish line.
• The museum will not have official timing. Participants must do their own timing.
• Participants can register and get their t-shirt there at the museum table.
• The museum table will be near the 9/11 memorial flagpole across Jack Gomez Street from the Hobbs Motor Vehicle Division building.
• Out-and-back course for all courses, 1-mile, 2-mile, and 4-mile
• No running or walking on streets or roads.
For more information, call the museum at 575-396-4805 or email atleaco.net.