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CANNELTON – On Nov. 9, in honor of Veterans Day, the Perry County Marines along with the Perry County Museum will host a “Semper Five” 5K and the “Marine Tough” 10K. Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate.
Registration for each race is $15 through Oct.31, and $20 from Nov. 1-9.
Each runner or walker will receive a T-shirt on the day of the race. Registration forms are available at perrycountymuseum.org, Lawson’s Bar and Grill or by calling Lena Joyal at 619-0708. The first one hundred registrants will receive a “goodie bag” filled with donations from local businesses. Both races will start at 9 a.m. at Legion Field baseball park in Cannelton. Prizes will be awarded.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Perry County Marines Toys for Tots Christmas gift giving and the Perry County Museum. If you have any questions about the event, wish to donate or volunteer for the race, contact Lena Joyal at the above number.