Lake Shawnee 5K Run/Walk

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JEFFERSON — On Sunday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lake Shawnee will be holding a Family and Kid Friendly 5K to benefit the Alonso Strong Fund.

All proceeds go to Sgt. Aaron Alonso, UMC & Family — while serving in Afghanistan Sgt. Alonso was severely injured after stepping on an explosive device and faces a long journey of treatment and rehabilitation.

It costs $30 to pre-register by Aug. 24 or $35 after Aug. 24 and up to race day. Race includes bananas, bagels, water, T-shirt, bib and chip.

Kids 12 Years and Under are $10 with T-shirt included and o bib or chip.

This is a Certified Timed Course — official 3.1 Miles. View a course map at Awards will be given for the top 3 male and female runners.

On site registration is from 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. and all race fees are non refundable — rain or shine.

Afterwards there will be a DJ with music and games for the kids. Lunch items and ice cream will be sold.

Registration can be done online at or print the race form at

If not racing but still want a shirt visit and pre-order a shirt for race day pick up. A limited amount of T-shirts will be available for sale on race day.

For questions, contact Dina Troha at 973-663-6737 or email

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