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5K Run/Walk coming up in Battle Lake

A 5K Run/5K Walk will be held on Saturday, July 24 starting at the Battle Lake School track. Registration is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. The race begins at 8 a.m.

Advance registration is encouraged; please contact Battle Lake Community Education at 218-864-5215 ext. 103.

The cost for registration is $15 if paid by July 16 and $20 if paid after July 16. Checks should be made payable to Battle Lake Community Education.

All proceeds are used to support the Battle Lake team, which will participate in the 60-mile three-day run sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

The top male and female runner in the 5K Run/Walk will receive a medal. First, second, and third place ribbons will be awarded by age range. Refreshments will be available.

A Kids Fun Run will be held in conjunction with the 5K Run/5K Walk. The Fun Run will begin at 10 a.m. at the Battle Lake Public School track. The cost is $1. All proceeds go to the Battle Lake team participating in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 60-mile run/walk.

The 5K Run/Walk is organized by Summer of Service students. More volunteers are needed and encouraged to volunteer. To volunteer, contact the Battle Lake Community Education office at 218-864-5215 ext. 103.