Even the horses will get in on the fun during the fifth annual Miles for SMILES benefit 5K run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 20. Event-day registration will start at 8 a.m. with the first race at 9 a.m. at SMILES (Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills), N2666 County Highway K in the town of Darien.
You also may register in advance online at smilestherapeuticriding.org. In addition to a cross-country course through the pastures, a paved course also will be offered for wheelchairs, walkers and strollers. There will be a costume contest for horses and humans, refreshments and more.