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Published: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:22 p.m. CDT

WALNUT — The Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS Research (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be July 5.

The race/walk starts at 8 a.m. in front of Bureau Valley North Junior High. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the tent located just south of the school. The entry fee is $15 if received by June 28; $20 after that date and on race day.

T-shirts to all who register by June 28. Trophies awarded to the top three male and female finishers and medals to top three in each of the 15 age groups (male and female). Walnut water tower trophies will be given to the first Walnut male and first Walnut female to finish the race.

Results will be done by a road race scoring team this year. This event is a Rock River Road Runners Circuit event. Last year, 399 people crossed the finish line.

Contact Julie Von Holten to request an entry form at 815-379-2269 or send an email to walnut5kals@gmail.com.

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