Back to school run/walk to be held in downtown Columbus Aug. 12

Published 6:38 pm Thursday, August 11, 2011

Elisabeth Elliott, former Polk County cross country and track state winning athlete, is hosting a back to school 5k run/walk on Friday, Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. located at the Polk County Sheriff’s department. Registration for this event is between 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Proceeds from racer’s fees will benefit the New York City Marathon this November, helping cancer patients and their families with expenses such as housing, food, transportation and medication.
T-shirts will be provided for all registrants.
Medals will be given to overall top three finishers (male and female) and top three finishers in each age group (male and female).
For more information call 828-699-0782.
– article submitted by Sara Stevenson

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