Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk is July 4 in Federal Way

Runners cross the finish line during the annual Miles for Meso 5k on July 4 in years past. File photo
                                Runners cross the finish line during the annual Miles for Meso 5k on July 4 in years past. File photo

Runners cross the finish line during the annual Miles for Meso 5k on July 4 in years past. File photo Runners cross the finish line during the annual Miles for Meso 5k on July 4 in years past. File photo

The 8th annual Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk is at 9 a.m. July 4. This 5k run will take you along the BPA trail and through Celebration Park with breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier. The start and finish is at the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St.

Registration: Adults are $30 until June 30, $37 from July 1 to the day of the race. Youth (17 and under) are $25 until June 30, $32 from July 1 to the day of the race. Quarter-mile Kids Dash (ages 10 and under) are free. Register online at www.runsignup.com. To learn more, call 253-835-6930.

All Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk proceeds go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to support patients and their families, provide research grants and create national awareness. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. This event is held in memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley, Bob Stewart and all other Washington residents who have died from mesothelioma.

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