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Fundraiser race registration open in Thomson

THOMSON – The 22nd annual Min’s Mississippi Memorial Walk/Run starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 1 on the west end of Main Street, past the Thomson Causeway campground.

Nine classes will be divided by age, from 8 and younger to 60 and older, and there also will be a class for those 200 pounds or more. Every mile on the 4-mile course will be marked with a water stop, and refreshments will be served to participants. Dogs are allowed as long as they are not aggressive.

Registration costs $13 until Aug. 27, and $15 after that. Race-day registration runs from 7 to 7:45 a.m. T-shirts are available while supplies last.

Call Melody Wilkinson, 815-275-7298, go to getmeregistered.com/minsmissmemrun or find MinsWalkRun on Facebook to register.

Proceeds benefit the Melinda Ann Wilkinson Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to a Thomson resident each year.

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