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5k, 1 Mile Fun Run To Benefit Kilby Pto

Apr. 13, 2011

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The Kilby Laboratory School PTO is sponsoring a 5K race and 1 Mile Fun Run April 16, with all proceeds helping develop a track on the school's playground for the students' mileage club. The 5K will begin at 8:30 a.m. from Kilby and the Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. from Kilby. Kilby is a K-6 school located on the University of North Alabama campus. The school's PTO helps enhance learning opportunities for Kilby students through laptops, swimming lessons, art and music programs, and other opportunities. Participants in the 5K race and 1 Mile Fun Run will compete in 12 age categories, from 8 and under through 60 and up. The 1 Mile Fun Run is for the 8 and under and 9-14 age divisions. Registration for both events is available the day of the race. Entry fees are $15 for the 5K and $10 for the Fun Run. Checks should be made payable to Kilby PTO. For more information, contact Holly Persell at kilbypto@una.edu.

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