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Monica Jensen 5K set for April 12

Mark your calendar now to attend the second annual Monica Jensen Scholarship Run, which will be held on Saturday, April 12 at Mary Park in New Richmond.

Money raised will go toward the Monica Jensen Scholarship Fund and Melanoma Research at the Mayo Clinic. Jensen died a year ago, with this year's race being held on the first anniversary of her passing.

The Scholarship Run is a 5K walk/run. Cost of the race is $25 per person. Pre-registration is requested. Those entering after April 6, through the day of the race, will be charged $35 per person.

The 5K race will begin at 9 a.m. Roads will be blocked off for the safety of the runners and walkers.

A free half-mile kids race will be held following the Scholarship Run.

Anyone seeking more information on the event can contact Beth Kelly at 246-7625. More information can be found on the race Web site at: Sponsorship information is also available on the Web site.

To become a sponsor, click on the website and go to the sponsorship link. Sponsor level of $100 will get your name printed on the race t-shirt.

There is a picnic to follow the races- all race participants are invited to attend.

Timing system provided by All runners and walkers will be given their time this year.