Unique 5K takes runners past 180th Fighter Wing

Staff Report

A 5K that offers a unique course and benefits military and veterans is planned for Oct. 18 at Toledo Express Airport. The I Believe I Can Fly 5K run/walk takes participants onto the airport runway and past Ohio Air National Guard 180th Fighter Wing.

The race benefits The Arms Forces, a 501c3 nonprofit that assists military and veterans who have the invisible wounds of traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress. For more information visit www.TheArmsForces.org

In addition to the 5K there will be a 1K for children and an Achilles division 1K for those with challenges.

There will be awards for top male and female finishers as well as in age categories.

Visit http://bit.ly/1CM9Hsc to register or for more information. The cost to register is $30, $20 for military and free for Purple Heart recipients.

Parking for the event will be at 3357 S. Berkey Southern at the south side of the airport. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.


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