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Register for the Federal Way Race by Saturday, Save $7

Posted on Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:37am

 

The 7th Annual WA Memorial Miles for Meso 5K Race, presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and the City of Federal Way, returns this Fourth of July to Federal Way, Washington. Everyone who registers by Saturday, June 30 will save $7.

The race honors the memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley and Bob Stewart, who passed away from mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos. Race organizers hope to raise $20,000 through this year’s race that will go to help fight mesothelioma cancer. All funds raised will benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, a non-profit that helps mesothelioma patients and their families, provides research grants and supports national awareness about the dangers of asbestos.

Registration costs $30 for adults and $25 for kids. On the day of the race, registration increases to $37 for adults and $32 for kids. The kids’ dash is free for kids ages 10 and under. If you cannot attend, online donations can be made here.

Everyone who registers will receive a tech fabric, long sleeve event shirt and a goody bag. For those who register beforehand, packet pick up will be available on July 3 at the Federal Way Community Center (876 S. 333rd Street) from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and again from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The schedule for race day is as follows:

• 7:00 a.m. – Raceday Registration & packet Pickup Opens

• 8:45 a.m. – Kids’ Dash

• 9 a.m. – 5K Race

• 9:30 a.m. – Complimentary Breakfast

• 10:15 a.m. – Awards Ceremony

Feel free to bring some extra cash for raffle tickets and a donation at breakfast. Shortly after, the award ceremony will take place at 10:15 a.m. Awards are given to the top 3 overall finishers for both men and women, as well as the top three finishers in 5-year age groups.

Any further details including road closures, parking, registration and bibs, visit the official race page here , or contact Doug Nelson at (253) 835-6930 or Doug.Nelson@cityoffederalway.com.

Hope to see you on Race Day! Together a cure is possible.


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