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Run for Son 5K scheduled

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Saturday, June 08, 2013by millie.lange

The fourth annual Run for the Son 5K, which courses along the Lincoln Prairie Grass Trail, will take place the evening of Saturday, June 8 from Charleston’s Protran. A 2-mile Walk Run is also scheduled for the 7 p.m. race. Prizes for this event, sponsored by St. Charles Borromeo Church, will be awarded for the overall male and female runners. Pre-register by June 1 to receive a T-shirt at and then go to the ‘Summer Start Up’ icon. Registration is $10.  You can also register at event begins at Pro-Tran Inc. located at the corner of 18th Street and Olive Avenue. Registration and pre-registration packet pick-up will be available from 6:15-6:45 p.m. on race day at Pro-Tran Inc., next to the Lincoln Prairie Grass Bike Trail.  The Run for the Son is the kick off for the Summer Start Up Family Festival.  This is the fourth year for this event.  It is held at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 921 Madison Avenue, Charleston.  It runs from noon until 5 p.m.