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Second Annual Footsteps for Families 5K Race & Fun Run Scheduled for May 21 Featured

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Run for a Child! The Oklahoma Department of Human Services District 16 Child Welfare team is hosting the Second Annual Footsteps for Families 5K Race & Fun Run at 6 p.m. on May 21 at the Carl Albert State College Campus, located at 1507 S. McKenna Street in Poteau.


The race will be chip-timed. Registration is $20 per participant.


Runners can register at EVENTBRITE or pick up forms at the LeFlore County DHS office at 511 S. Harper in Poteau and Latimer County DHS at 1809 Highway 270 East in Wilburton.

Registration is welcomed until the start of the race, but runners must pre-register by May 14 to guarantee a race shirt and finisher medal.


Proceeds benefit LeFlore and Latimer County foster children and help provide Christmas gifts, clothing, personal items, school supplies and any other needs the children may have.


If you cannot attend the race but wish to help, shirts can still be purchased, and donations are also welcomed.

For more information contact Annie Richard at (918) 839-5960, or Cheyenne Glover at (918) 658-4940.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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