Miles for Memories 5K Walk/Run in Elkhart this weekend
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[August 28, 2013]
ELKHART -- The second annual
Miles for Memories 5K Walk/Run will take place in Elkhart on
Saturday. The race starts at Hudson's Talk of The Town, 115 Gov.
Oglesby St. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at
All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater
This race and walk is an off-road event with the course laid out
over historic Elkhart Hill.
There will be awards for the male and female first-, second- and
third-place finishers, and the first-place winners' names will be
added to the "Braggin' Rights" plaque that hangs in the Talk of the
A sausage gravy and biscuit breakfast will be served. It will be
free of charge to participants, and a freewill offering will be
accepted from those who didn't run or walk. A bloody mary bar will
There will also be a bake sale and games for the kids.
Registration forms are available at Country Financial in Lincoln
and at Hudson's Talk of the Town and Hometown Realty, both in
Elkhart. The forms are also available by calling 217-750-1368 and
online through www.htott.com.
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Charlie Williams, Country Financial agent in Lincoln, is again
sponsoring T-shirts for the event.
Participants are asked to bring a photo of the person or the
reason they are participating. A collage will be compiled from the
photos and will be displayed at the next race.
In America, 5 million people are living with Alzheimer's. It is
the sixth-leading cause of death in this country. Join in fighting
this disease by participating in the second annual 5K Miles for
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