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Registration underway for Phil Kruger Memorial 5K in Dike

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The Phil Kruger Memorial 5K is coming on Saturday, August 3rd.

Phil Kruger was a 1996 graduate of Dike-New Hartford where he was selected the most dedicated runner three times in cross-country. Phil also attended Luther College in Decorah where he ran cross-country and track for three years.

Phil and his wife Jodi were tragically killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve in 2001. The 5K is dedicated to Phil's memory, and his love for running.

This year's race begins at 9 a.m. on August 3rd. The race starts and ends at The Den in Dike.

If you sign-up before July 19th, the cost is $20.

The proceeds will go toward activities/athletics for individuals in need in the Dike-New Hartford School District.

For more information call 319-277-3166 or click here to register.

You can also click here to watch the interview about this event on Today in Iowa Sunday.

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