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5K run, walk event aids Rett sydrome research

NORTH BALTIMORE — A run and walk to benefit the International Rett Syndrome Foundation is scheduled for May 6 at E.A. Powell Elementary School, 500 N. Main St., North Baltimore.

Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. The run/walk will support research and funding to find a cure.

The event will include a 5K run, a one-mile fun run and a one-mile walk along the Slippery Elm Trail. Registration will be held at the elementary school.

Packets for the 5K run can be picked up from 1-1:45 p.m. Packets for the fun run/walk can be picked up between 1 and 2 p.m. The fun run/walk will start at 2:45.

The entry fee is $20 for adults and $15 for high school students and younger. Participants can purchase a T-shirt for $10 while supplies last.

Awards will be provided for the top individuals in each age group, as well as the overall male and female runners.

For more information, contact Amanda at 419-306-4234 or Karen at 419-957-3875. Online registration is available at https://www.rettsyndrome.org/liverettfree.



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