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Scholarship run sign-up accepted

Published: Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

THOMSON – The 20th annual Min’s Mississippi Walk, Run will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 on West Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campground.

Runners will compete in age classes ranging from 8 and younger to 60 and older and 200 pounds or more. The 4-mile event will be marked, with water stops on the course and at the finish. Refreshments will be provided for participants.

Advance registration ends today. The cost is $11. Late and race-day registration costs $13. Sign-up is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Visit GetMeRegis tered.com/MinsMiss MemRun to register. Forms also are available at Thomson businesses or call Melody Wilkinson at 815-259-2209.

T-shirts will be guaranteed for all people who enter by today, and may be available on race day for late entries.

This year’s door prizes include a weekend getaway to Galena, a junior golf membership, and a 1-night stay with 2 days of unlimited golfing at Sandburr Run, near Thomson.

Proceeds will go to the Melinda Ann Wilkinson Scholarship Fund established to provide financial assistance to Thomson residents each year.

Visit facebook.com/minswalkrun for more information.

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