The third annual Critter Crawl 5K starts in MacRae Meadows and gains more than 900 feet in elevation as it climbs Grandfather Mountain to end at the Mile High Swinging Bridge. The $35 entry fee includes a Critter Crawl T-shirt, parking pass and free day pass to return June 8-July 31, 2014. All proceeds directly benefit the Grandfather Mountain animal habitats. Online registration begins March 3. Call 800-468-7325 or visit grandfather.com/events/the-critter-crawl/ for more information.