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Lakes Area Humane Society to host Alexandria 5K/10K Run

The Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) invites the public to participate in the Alexandria 5K/10K Run on Saturday, September 15. This family-friendly event will take place at the Big Ole Park in Alexandria. Check-in for the 5K and 10K runs will start at 7 a.m. The Scenic Dog Walk and Kids' 1K run check-in begins at 8:45 a.m.

Both the 5K and 10K runs have been sanctioned by the U.S. Track and Field Association. Timing chips will be provided.

5K, 10K and Dog Walk participants who register before August 31 will receive a commemorative run T-shirt. In addition, all Kids' Run participants will receive a participation award.

All proceeds from this event will go to directly support the care of the animals served by the LAHS shelter.

To register online, go to For more information, contact LAHS at (320) 759-2260 or e-mail