Inaugural Howbert 5K event May 8

       The Howbert 5K, an inaugural event to raise money for Howbert Elementary, is scheduled Saturday, May 8.
        Starting at 8 a.m., the race will be on the Foothills Trail in the Garden of the Gods. Entrants will be accepted until race day. The cost is $20.
       With about 100 registrations already, the event is already a sure fund-raiser. The only expense, according to Howbert parent and race organizer Alicia Morey, was about $600 for t-shirts for early registrants (who registered for $25 before April 15). Donations have covered other expenses..
       Entry forms, including parking, first aid and other information, are available at Howbert Elementary, 1023 N. 31st St.