RUNNERS TO YOU MARKS … Upcoming walks and runs


SEPTEMBER

MONDAY — Justin Leo Memorial Bridge Run/Walk to dedicate the Justin Leo Memorial Bridge and the Officer Leo Monument at Girard City Hall. The free event will be a 2.0134 mi (3.24km) run/walk event ay 8:30 a.m. in downtown Girard. Upon completion of the “Officer Leo Memorial” Run/Walk, the Officer Justin Leo Memorial Bridge dedication will begin, followed by the Officer Leo Monument dedication at City Hall. The bridge dedication is projected to begin at 10 a.m., with the memorial dedication to follow. Refreshments and public restrooms will be provided via the upstairs entrance of the American Legion, 11 High St, Girard. The event will take place rain or shine.

22 — Pink Ribbon 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk at the Trumbull Regional Medical Center Oncology Center, 1353 East Market St., Warren. Registration at 8 a.m., opening ceremony at 9 a.m. and race at 9:15 a.m. Entry fee is $15 in advance or $20 on race day. Call 330-841-9399 for more information.

23 — Lordstown Apple Cider Festival 5K Race/Walk begins at 10 a.m. Advance registration is $17. Race-day registration is $20. Checks payable to Lordstown Athletic Department, 1824 Salt Springs Road, Warren, Ohio 44481. Check-in at Lordstown Schools Track/Soccer Complex at the intersection of state Route 45 and Salt Springs Road in Lordstown. T-shirts guaranteed for all runners. Water stops, mile timers, refreshments, door prizes and local vendors will be on site. Contact Lordstown Athletic Director Brian Rust for more information at brian.rust@lordstownschools.com or 330-824-2540. Also visit www.applecider5k.com and www.lordstownathletics.com.

23 — Color 5K for United Way in Orwell. Registration at 11 a.m. at the Greenway Trail parking area across from Kennametal, 180 Penniman Rd. Fee is $20 in advance or $25 on race day. Email ted.rupe@gmail.com for more information.

30 — Inaugural Run for Recovery at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Rd., Austintown. Registration at 10:30 a.m., race at noon. Cost is $18 in advance or $20 on race day. Contact Laura Revetti at revetti@yahoo.com or ted.rupe@gmail.com for more information.

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