'Outrun the Sun 5K' to benefit cancer outreach center

The inaugural Outrun the Sun 5K road race will be held next Friday, Aug. 21 with a 6:30 p.m. start at the Amber Room Colonnade on Stacey Road in Danbury.

The course will lead runners to Candlewood Lake and back to the Amber Room. A post-race party will feature an outdoor barbeque, beverages and music from The Second Advance.

For registration or information, check www.jbsports.com or call 203-481-5933. Pre-registered runners and the first 100 race-day entrants will receive T-shirts.

Proceeds will benefit Ann's Place, the home of I CAN, which provides comfort and support for people living with cancer, and for their loved ones.