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UMFK to host 5K race Saturday, August 4

Posted July 18, 2012, at 2:50 p.m.

The University of Maine at Fort Kent athletic department will host a 5K summer fun run on Saturday, August 4 at the UMFK Sports Center. Race time is set for 9 a.m. and is open to all age groups.

Race-day registration and number pick-up will begin at 8 a.m. The first 100 people to register will receive a race t-shirt.

The fee for the race is $20 with proceeds to benefit the Dylan R. Levesque Memorial Scholarship fund.

Racers will compete in four different age groups: under age 18; age 18 through 29; age 30 through 44; and age 45 and up. Prizes will be awarded to the male and female winner in each age division.

Businesses or individuals may sponsor this event by downloading the online sponsor sheet at: http://athletics.umfk.maine.edu/funrun/. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go into the Dylan R. Levesque Memorial Scholarship.

A rain day has been scheduled for Sunday, August 5.

For more information, contact Eric Werntgen in the UMFK athletic department at 834-7828 or register online at: at: http://athletics.umfk.maine.edu/funrun/

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