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Alive & Running 5K Run/Walk June 16 in Dunkerton


The annual Alive and Running Dunkerton 5K Run/Walk for suicide prevention will be held Saturday, June 16, in Dunkerton.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The 5K Run/Walk will start at 7:30 am at 301 Carroll Blvd in Dunkerton.

Run/Walk registrations will be accepted on race day. Early registrations is $ 10.00 through June 2. $15.00 from June 3 through race day.

Everyone registered by June 2 will receive a free T-shirt. 650 people took part in last year's Run/Walk, which raised $ 11,000. Winners is each age group will win gift certificates and all race participants will be eligible for door prizes.

There will also be a raffle for an Apple iPad2. At dusk in Dunkerton, the night before the Run/Walk, Friday night, June 16, will feature a Sky Lantern Life Off Ceremony. Sky lanterns will be released in memory of lives lost to suicide.

Register online at:  

Race Directors this year are Ryan Nesbit and Troy Belmer. Please contact Ryan Nesbit for more information at 641-990-4957 or by e-mail at:

Contact Alive and Running online at:


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