Thursday, August 19, 2010

Run for the Nuns

Utah Events by Design is excited to announce that it's sponsoring a great community event for a wonderful cause:

1st Annual ‘Run for the Nuns’ 5K Run/Walk
in Memory of Sister Mary Joseph

Sept. 19th event supports the Carmelite Nuns of Salt Lake City

The first annual “Run for the Nuns” 5K Run/Walk will be held September 19th in memory of Sister Mary Joseph and in support of the Carmelite Nuns of Salt Lake City where she served as the Extern Sister for 46 years. The race will be held the morning of the Carmelite Fair, an annual Utah tradition now in its 56th year.

The 5K will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Cottonwood Elementary, 5205 S. Holladay Boulevard, and take runners through the beautiful neighborhoods of Holladay, then end with a finish line at the Carmelite Monastery, 5714 S. Holladay Boulevard.

The race is open to all ages, fitness levels and abilities. Participants are invited to run, walk or jog. Registration fees—$25 in advance, $40 day-of—are tax deductible. All participants will receive a race bag filled with goodies as they cross the finish line including a $5 voucher for food, drink or activities at The Carmelite Fair that day.

For more information regarding “Run for the Nuns” or to register, call (801) 675-8593 or email Participants can register online and find more details about the race by clicking here.

WHAT: 1st Annual “Run for the Nuns” 5K Run/Walk

WHO: Open to all ages, fitness levels and abilities

WHERE: Cottonwood Elementary Parking Lot, 5205 S. Holladay Boulevard, Holladay, Utah 84117

WHEN: Race starts at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, September 19, 2010

Free parking for the race will be available at Cottonwood Mall, with continual shuttle services to and from the starting/finishing lines.

Come visit Utah Events by Design and enjoy a fun 5k run/walk for a great cause!!!

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