Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Run for Red 5K!

All Utahns Invited to Participate in Provo Event For the American Red Cross

Provo, Utah (Wednesday, February 10, 2010) — The Mountain Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting its annual Run for Red 5K & 1 Mile Walk fundraiser on Saturday, March 6, 2010. This event begins at Independence High School in Provo at 10:00 a.m. All Utahns are invited to participate. Registration for this event is available at Admission prices are $20 for adults, $15 for students with a valid student ID, and $12 a person for a group of 12 or more. Admission includes a free t-shirt and breakfast.

Participants can choose between running the 5K and walking the 1 Mile as this event is for everyone -- focused athletes, social exercisers and families. Race Volunteer, Natasha Alarid said, “The objective of Run for Red is to raise funds and create public awareness for your local American Red Cross programs. We also want to bring members of the community together to have a fun time while they’re helping out a great cause.”

All proceeds from the Run for Red event will go directly to Red Cross Disaster Services. This program responds to local disasters and emergency situations. It provides services such as shelter, food, medical assistance, utility support, counseling, as well as emergency messaging to military personnel and their families.

For details: or 801-373-8580

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