5k race for veterans set for Firestone Park


The Vision for Veterans 5k will take place May 17 at Fire-stone Park, 347 E Park Ave.

Registration will be at 4:30 p.m. at Pavilion One.

The race will feature a toddler trot at 5:45 p.m. for ages 4 and under and the Kids’ Fun Run (1/4 mile) for ages 5 through 9.

The 5k race will start in front of Fun Land at 6:45.

Proceeds will be used to build a wheelchair ramp for a veteran.

Participants will receive a ribbon, swag bag and T-shirt, if preregistered.

Age group awards will be given, and the overall male, female and veteran will receive trophies.

Registration is open with applications available on the race website www.SandBFoundation.org, or if using credit cards, go to www.active.com or www.runsignup.com.

The Siembida & Boggs Philanthropic Foundation is seeking donations to help defray the cost of building a wheelchair ramp.

If interested contact race directors, Josh and Crystal Boggs, at 330-482-9105.

Volunteers are also needed for event day.

For information call 330-482-9105.

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