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The St. Johns Independent

Runners/Walkers stretch their legs, their limits

August 4 Mint City Races

Area runners and walkers hit the streets Saturday, August 4 for the Mint City Races sponsored by Sparrow Clinton Hospital with support from Playmakers.

10 Mile Race kicks off at 7:30 am, but participants are advised to arrive at the St. Johns Middle School, 900 W. Townsend, no later than 6:45 am to ensure chip registration.

The 5K run/walk begins at 8:15am. Kids Races start at 9am with the 300 meter age 5 and younger class followed by the 1 Mile age 5 and older class.

Adult runs/walks are ChampionChip®Timed. Competitive age divisions cover budding athletes younger than 25 years as well as veterans of more than 65 years.

Mint City Races are part of the Playmakers’ summer series of races.

Entry fee is $25, if registered by July 23; $30 by August 3 (noon); and $35 race day. This fee is non-refundable.

Proceeds from the Mint City Races benefit cross-country teams at St. Johns High School, St. Johns Middle School and DeWitt High School as well as the Special Olympics program. More than $30,000 has been donated to area teams.

For more information, call Kathy Kushmaul at 989.224.3400 ext. 69227 or email mint10@mintcity10miler.com.

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