CAMBRIDGE -- Staff and volunteers at Hospice of Guernsey, Inc. are shinning up their flamingos to get ready for the second annual Flamingo 5K - a 5K run and 1-mile walk on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 a.m.

The pink birds that have been associated with Hospice of Guernsey for years because of their Flamingo Flocking fundraisers, are pulling double duty by marking the route of the Flamingo Run.

Last year, the Flamingo 5K had more than 100 participants. In the second year, they hope in draw an even bigger crowd.

The event includes a 5K run, 5K walk and a 1-mile memorial walk.

Pre-registration prior to July 10 guarantees a T-shirt. The cost is $20 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under. Event day registration is $25.

Registration the day of the Flamingo Run will begin at 7 a.m. at Pavilion No. 2, corner of Edgeworth Avenue and North 8th Street.

For information, call Jenna Conaway or Kathi Williams at 740-432-7440; or email