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5K run/walk planned at Lake Carlos State Park

PATH is hosting a 5K run/walk at four locations throughout Minnesota, including one in Alexandria.

The run/walks will be conducted simultaneously at the four locations.

The "Walking the PATH 5K Run/Walk" is set for Saturday, May 1 at Lake Carlos State Park, 2601 County Road 38 NE in Alexandria.

Packet pick-up will take place from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. with the run/walk set to begin at 9 a.m.

PATH is a non-profit organization serving foster and adoptive youth and families throughout Minnesota.

The event will raise money for children to be able to attend camps and work on independent living skills within PATH Minnesota's Foster Care and Adoption Programs.

The fees are as follows: $15 for participation; $30 for participation and T-shirt; or $75 for participation, T-shirt and stainless steel water bottle. The fee is tax-deductible.

Interested parties are encouraged to register by April 24.

To register, call 1-866-797-3224 or go online to either or