The 2013 Mount Angel Hazelnut Festival will be hosting a 5K race on the first Saturday in December.
The Run for Your Nuts 5K will start 10 a.m. on Dec. 7 at the Mount Angel Festhalle at the corner of highway 214 and Academy Street.
Pre-registration is $15 and includes entry to the Hazelnut Festival and a bag of hazelnuts at the finish line. Day-of-race registration costs $20, but also includes the festival entry and bag of nuts.
The course loops through the southeast part of Mount Angel over a mix of level terrain, hills and sidewalks.
For registration information and a course map, go to www.racenorthwest.com/run-for-your-nuts.