OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Trails Council will host Run to Fund, a 5K and 10 K run, on Oct. 26.
The run starts at 5 p.m. in The Beach Ottumwa parking lot. Registration is $20. Forms are available at www.ottumwaruntofund.com.
Runners will receive a race packet, free dry-wick T-shirt and prizes. Refreshments will be available after the race. Packet pickup is from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 25 in The Beach Ottumwa parking lot or from 4-4:45 p.m. on race day.
The run will utilize sections of the completed levee trail system as part of the running route. The event, chaired by Courtney Brown, is a run sponsored by the local trails council to raise awareness of trails in Ottumwa, as well as raise funds for the council’s next project, an underpass under Highway 34 between Highway 63 and Quincy Avenue, near the Bark Park. All ages are encouraged to participate.
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