ST. CLOUD - Downtown St. Cloud will be glowing as the first ever Neon Party 5k Race kicks off at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Saturday).

Participants in the 5k will be dressed in neon costumes and clothing as they run from the start to the finish line.

This party like atmosphere race begins at the Lady Slipper Parking Lot, and continues along the Mississippi River towards the St. Cloud Hospital and back.Participants can register for a fee online.

Runners are encouraged to stay after the race to light up the night with music and dancing.

Map of the 5k Route: