Time is running out to register for the second annual "Amazing Grove City Race," which a Parks and Recreation Department spokeswoman described as "one of the summer's most anticipated events."

Time is running out to register for the second annual "Amazing Grove City Race," which a Parks and Recreation Department spokeswoman described as "one of the summer's most anticipated events."

Participants in the July 18 event will get to sample a variety of Grove City experiences as they travel around the city, following clues and completing challenges to vie for Grove City bragging rights.

The family-friendly competition will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

"The 2009 event will include a variety of new challenges, both brainy and brawny, plus a few surprises," according to the spokeswoman.

Those interested may a team of two to four people, ages 6 or older. Each team must include a legal driver, and provide their own transportation.

One participant from each team must bring a swimsuit.

The registration fee is $40 a team and includes a T-shirt, four hours of competition and a light lunch for each team member.

The deadline to register is Thursday, July 2. Spaces are limited.

To sign up, call the Grove City Parks and Recreation Department at 277-3050 or stop by the office in City Hall, 4035 Broadway, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.