Runners to your marks … Upcoming races & walks


JULY

29 — The inaugural Eye Run in the Sun, a 5K Race for Vision. The race begins and ends at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Second Sole and all proceeds will benefit the local efforts of Sight for All United, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to provide eye care services to all individuals regardless of their ability to pay. The race is a 5K on a certified loop through the Austintown Park area. In addition, a Peachick Run/Walk for children 12 years or younger will begin at 9 a.m. The 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m. with 12 Peacock & Peahen age groups. Prizes will be given to the top three men and women in each age group. Advance registration fee: $2 for Peachick and $20 for 5K at www.secondsoleohio.com. The first 200 entries will receive a free “Proud as a Peacock” T-shirt. Race-day registration is $22 and additional t-shirts may be purchased for $8. Visit www.sightforallunited.com, e-mail: sightforalldom@gmail.com or call 330-779-8045 for more information.

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