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Independence 5K, Patriot mile to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

Written by InsideDP.com Staff. Posted in Community

Have you signed up for the Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Independence 5K, 10K Run/Walk & Kid’s Patriotic Mile?

This Saturday, July 1, join your community for a special event in honor of our nation’s Independence Day. Pre-registration will continue through Friday, June 30, reopening on the day of the race at 6AM.

Following the event, the department will be donating a portion of the event proceeds to the Wounded Warrior Project.

“We are so excited for this year’s Independence 5K, and we can’t wait to see everyone at the Deer Park Community Center to take part in the event,” said Nicole Garvis, Marketing/Technical Coordinator for the department. “This event is a great way to kick off the Fourth of July weekend, celebrate our nation’s independence and contribute to a great cause!”

Pre-registration is $20 for the 5K Run/Walk, $30 for the 10K Run/Walk and $10 for the Kid’s Patriotic Mile. On race day, registration will be $5 extra for each race.

On Saturday, following pre-registration, the Independence 10K will begin at 7:15AM, the 5K will begin at 7:30 AM and the Patriotic Mile will begin at 8:30AM.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 281-478-2050.