SUMMIT, NJ - Kent Place School’s second annual Girls Day 5K: run, walk, and learn event  -- open to the public and held on the school's campus and surrounding Summit streets -- will take place on Saturday, October 13.

Registration is now open for the event, which features a timed 5K run hosted by Kent Place School and followed by a student-led educational festival with activities centered around International Day of the Girl (IDG). The IDG is an annual day highlighting issues in girls’ education across the globe. Proceeds will benefit BlinkNow, an organization that provides support for girls and women in Nepal.

Early bird registration for $30 through September 1. After September 1, registration will be $35, and $40 on the day of the race.

To register for the 5K and to learn more about the race, festival, International Day of the Girl and BlinkNow, visit www.kentplace.org/5k.