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16th Annual Katie DeCubellis Memorial Run/Walk Set for June 7

Monday, June 01, 2015

 

The Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation¹s 16th Annual Memorial Run/Walk and Family Fun Day will take place on June 7 at Narragansett High School. 

The race is held annually in memory of Katie, who was tragically killed in October of 1999 when a drunk driver struck the car she was in. The day will help the Foundation spread its mission of promoting awareness about the dangers of drinking and distracted driving. 

The foundation has awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships, prizes and donations to date and hopes that this year’s event will demonstrate Katie’s generous spirit.

"Katie always exhibited a passion for community service and helping others, and would be very grateful in knowing that this event brings the community together to further those pursuits,” said Executive Director, John DeCubellis. "No doubt, Katie would be very honored and humbled by all the runners, walkers and their families who participate in the race year after year, rain or shine, as we combine our efforts to try to make a positive difference throughout our community.”

In addition to to the race and walk, attractions such as face painting, an inflatable bounce house, free Brickley’s ice cream, pizza, hot dogs, raffles, and music will be available. 

Race day registration and check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K run and walk will get under way at 9:30 a.m. The pre-registration fee through June 3rd is $18.00. 

Online registration is also available through June 3rd at the KDMF website. For race day registration, or any applications postmarked after June 3rd, the fee will be $20.00.

 

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