The LeFlore County Department of Human Services Child Welfare team is hosting the first Footsteps for Families 5K Race & Fun Run at 6 p.m. on May 15 at the Carl Albert State College Campus, located at 1507 S. McKenna Street in Poteau.
The course is certified, but the race will be gun timed. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for ages 17 and under.
Runners can register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foosteps-for-families-tickets-33257481021?aff=es2 or pick up forms at the LeFlore County DHS office at 511 S. Harper in Poteau or use the following form: D16_FootstepsforFamilies_5K Race Registration Form.
Registration is welcomed until the start of the race, but runners must pre-register by May 1 to guarantee a race shirt and finisher medal.
Proceeds benefit LeFlore County foster children and help provide Christmas gifts, clothing, personal items, school supplies and any other needs the children may have.
If you cannot attend the race but wish to help, donations are also welcomed. For more information contact Annie Richard at (918) 649-2497, or Katie Pierce at (918) 649-2366.
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