Keokuk YMCA hosting 5/10K event

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KEOKUK – Start off your summer with a fun 5k or 10k walk or run being organized by volunteers from the Hoerner YMCA in Keokuk, plus support the new Girls on the Run program.

The Y-Run 5k/10k will be held Saturday, May 26, at 8 a.m. at the Hoerner YMCA, 2126 Plank Rd., Keokuk. In addition to the walk/run for the community, you can also cheer on the participants in the Girls on the Run program, who will be completing their program with a 5k run. Girls on the Run is a life skills program with a physical component, serving girls in the third through fifth grades.

The registration fee is $20 through May 5, when the cost increases to $25. On race day, the cost increases to $35. A race t-shirt is available for $10.

Registration forms are available at the YMCA, online at or by searching for “Keokuk.”

The YMCA also is sponsoring a fitness program to help people prepare for a 5K – which is 3.1 miles – or a 10k. More details can be found at the YMCA.

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