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Hiawatha fun run raises money for schools

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 11:27 a.m. CDT

The Kirkland Hiawatha Schools Foundation/Friends of Hiawatha will hold its third annual 4K Road Race & Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at Hiawatha High School in Kirkland. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.

This fun, family-oriented event will raise funds for Hiawatha Schools building improvements.

Awards will be presented to the top finishers in their divisions, and the first 80 entrants will receive commemorative T-shirts, designed by Hiawatha senior Kristina Elmore.

Pre-race registration is open now; the cost is $20 per runner and $10 per additional family member. Race day registration is available and costs $25 per runner. Entry forms are available at, the Hiawatha C.U.S.D 426 website (Friends of Hiawatha tab), or connect on Facebook.

The 4K race (2.49 miles) will start and end at Hiawatha High School. Participants will enjoy the fast, flat course suitable for runners and walkers alike.

For questions and sponsorship information, call Mary Jo Downen at 708-278-4179.

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