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Race will support fight vs. juvenile diabetes

September 3, 2012
The Leader Herald

GLOVERSVILLE -The fifth annual Community for a Cure 5K?race will take place to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

Organizers met recently at Boulevard Elementary School to discuss plans for the event, which will take place at the school Oct. 7.

Perry Paul, one of the lead coordinators of the race, said registration will begin at noon, with the race kicking off at 1 p.m. Music and food will be served at the school.

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Josh Morton and Madison Paul are helping to organize the fifth annual Community for a Cure 5K run.


Photo by Bill Trojan
The Leader-Herald

Among the volunteer organizers of the fundraiser are Paul's daughter Madison and Josh Morton of Johnstown, both 11-year-olds who have type-1 juvenile diabetes.

"I'm hoping by the time I'm 16 or 17, there will be a cure," Josh told The Leader-Herald last year while planning the fourth annual race.

Last year, the race brought in 180 participants, and the group hopes to increase the number to 250 or more this year.

The cost to register in advance will be $15 for adults and $10 for anyone 17 years old or younger. Advance registration can be done online at www.active.com.

People also will be able to register at the event. A one-mile "fun walk" will take place along with the 5K race.

 
 

 

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