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Evan Lindquist Memorial 5K, 2-mile run/walk set May 18

The second running of the Evan Lindquist Memorial 5K and 2-mile run/walk will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 18, on the Paul Bunyan Trail beginning at the Pine River Information Center.

Proceeds from this event are starting a scholarship fund in Evan’s name with the funds being held until 2022 with Evan’s classmates being the first recipients. The scholarship(s) will be awarded annually thereafter.

Participants may choose to run or walk the 5K (3.1 miles) or walk two miles. Registration forms are available online, at the Pine River-Backus School District Office, or by calling Noelle Kuitunen-Johnson at 218-587-8302.

Cost is $15 for an individual entry and $20 per family. T-shirts are available for $7 each (in addition to entry fee) and pre-registration and T-shirt orders were due by May 7.

Same-day registration for the run/walk is available.

Noelle Kuitunen-Johnson and the Pine River-Backus Elementary Student Council are organizing this event.

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