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A run for fun

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The 2nd annual Alexandria Fun Run is set for Saturday, September 20 at Big Ole Central Park.

All types of runners and walkers are welcome.

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Events will include a 5K run, 10K run, a dog walk to City Park and a 1K kids run for children 12 and younger.

Check-in times for 5K and 10K are set for 6:45 a.m. with the 10K starting at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K beginning at 7:40 a.m.

The kids 1K and dog walk check in is set for 8:30 a.m. with the 1K set to begin at 8:45 a.m. and the scenic dog walk beginning at 9 a.m.

This non-competitive Fun Run event, a fundraiser for the Lakes Area Humane Society, will include timed results and random prize drawings.

Dog walk participants will take a scenic stroll from Big Ole to City Park, and water will be provided for participants - both two and four-legged.

Registration fee for the scenic dog walk per family is $20. The cost for the 5K and 10K run is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event. The kids 1K run is $10 in advance or $15 the day of the event.

For more information about the event call the Lakes Area Humane Society at (320) 759-2260 or visit www.alexandriafunrun.com. To register online, visit www.active.com.

About the

humane society

The Lakes Area Humane Society is a charitable organization dedicated to promoting responsible care and training for household pets through education and public awareness, and when appropriate, providing a safe and sheltering haven for lost and abandoned animals pending placement in suitable permanent homes.

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