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Story last updated at 7:39 PM on Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Torch Run Saturday




Homer's version of the 2011 Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run is Saturday. The 5K is a fundraiser for Special Olympics Alaska, and the primary fundraising event for the local chapter. Event t-shirts are available with a suggested donation of $25.

Walkers, runners, joggers, strollers and rollerbladers of all abilities are invited to meet at the base of the Spit to register at 9:30 a.m. with the run starting at 10 a.m.

Funds raised will help fund Special Olympic athletes' transportation to future events as well as uniforms, meals and venue rentals. Volunteers to help with Saturday's event are needed.

For more information, contact Carol Shuler at 229-1606, 235-7805 ext 332 or homer@specialolympicsalaska.org

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