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11th Annual Around The World 5K Run/Walk

November 18, 2012 - 09:00
Wisconsin Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53214
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The 11th annual Around The World 5K Run/Walk will be held Sun., Nov. 18, at 9:00 a.m. as part of the 69th annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America's premier multi-cultural festival.

Starting and finishing near the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis, the race proceeds will provide educational opportunities to help children take pride in their own cultures while developing respect and tolerance for other cultures.

Conducted on a fast and flat course that caters to both runners and walkers, the USATF Certified 5K race that is professionally chip timed has a pre-registration fee of $18.00 (received before Nov. 9) or $25.00 day of race. Online registration is at www.folkfair.org, or call the Holiday Folk Fair International at 414-225-6225. The registration package includes a long-sleeve T-shirt, light refreshments, and free Holiday Folk Fair International admission. Parking is available on the State Fair Park grounds for $5.

Awards will be given to top teams and the top male and female runners in each age division: 14 – 17; 18 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 – 54; 55 – 59; 60 – 64; 65 – 69; 70 – 74; 75 – 79; and 80+.