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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • McPherson Family YMCA 5K run, walk

  • The McPherson Family YMCA will host its first annual Speckle Your Shirt 5K run and walk event. All ages may participate, but pets are not allowed.
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  • Three event highlights
    1. The McPherson Family YMCA will host its first annual Speckle Your Shirt 5K run and walk event.  All ages may participate, but pets are not allowed.
    2. Participants may wear a white T-shirt and get sprayed with a different color of paint at each kilometer to mark progress.
    3. The course will begin in front of the YMCA and will go as far East as Charles Street, with a route around Lakeside Park in between.
    Why you should attend
    Net proceeds will be donated to United Way of McPherson County.
    “After completion of the 5K, you will win a brand new outlook on running and the satisfaction of supporting the United Way.”
    — Candace Davidson, YMCA wellness director and event coordinator
    About the event
    When:  9 a.m. Saturday
    Where: McPherson
    Cost: $25 for adults and $20 for kids prior to race day; $30 for adults and $25 for kids for day-of registration
    To register: Sign up at the YMCA, 220 N. Walnut, or online at www.mcphersonfamilyymca.org.
    Pre-registration participants will receive a free T-shirt.
    Info: For more information, contact the United Way of McPherson County at uwmc@unitedwaymcpherson.org or call 620-241-5152.
    Submit your event to
    Jenae Pauls at jpauls@mcphersonsentinel.com or PO Box 926, McPherson, KS 67460.
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