Greenville 5K to raise funds for African youths


By Daily News • Last Updated 11:26 am on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

GREENVILLE — Local running and walking enthusiasts can look forward to a new challenge with a 5K run/walk event March 24.

The event is a fundraiser for To: Africa From: U.S., a nonprofit organization founded by Mary Fournier of Cedar Springs, who is committed to supporting communities and youths in African nations.

The race begins next to The Club Fitness at 9 a.m. and runs along a portion of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail and includes segments around Baldwin Lake.

The race will be broken up into age categories.

Registration is $25 before Feb. 28, $30 after that through March 23 or $35 on the day of the race.

To register, email 2africafromus@gmail.com. Include name, address, email, phone number, age and name of accompanying or participating parent or guardian (if participant is age 12 or younger).

There also are volunteering opportunities available Call (616) 644-0483.

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