|Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant to Host 10th Annual Run to Benefit Soldier Hollow Sports Program
The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant, Utah’s 2011 Best of State winner for Best Chef, Best European and Best Brunch in the Fine Dining category, will host the 10th annual Schützenfest “Shoot for the Finish Line” 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. The event, which will be held at Wasatch Mountain State Park in Midway, UT, will benefit the Soldier Hollow youth cross country sports program.
The race will start at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor’s Center, across from the Blue Boar at 1235 Warm Springs Road, and travel around Wasatch Mountain State Park on roads and trails. The name Schützenfest (a traditional European-style shooting party) reflects the Blue Boar Inn’s Bavarian theme. The event is open to runners of all ages and abilities.
Runners can register for the 5K at the Blue Boar Inn, online at www.active.com or on the day of the race at the Wasatch Mountain State Park Visitor’s Center starting at 8 a.m. Registration is $20 prior to the event or $25 on Sept. 24.
Runners will receive a long-sleeved shirt and will be eligible for a multi-prize drawing that includes overnight stays and dinners at the award-winning Blue Boar Inn. For more information, call the Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant at 888-650-1400 or visit www.active.com.
The Blue Boar Inn offers 12 elegantly decorated rooms complete with turrets, wrought-iron balconies and fireplaces. The Restaurant offers a menu that pairs modern-day favorites with fresh ingredients and cooking methods. The Inn’s chef seeks local providers of fresh produce and meats to create his signature dishes, which change with the seasons. The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant received five Best of State honors in 2011: Best Bed and Breakfast, Best Inn, Best European Fine Dining, Best Plated Brunch and Best Chef. The Blue Boar also received the AAA Four Diamond Award for 2011. For more information, visit www.theblueboarinn.com or call 888-650-1400.