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River Run is Saturday

Runners and walkers can head to Churchill Elementary School Saturday morning for the Cloquet River Run 5K and 1-mile races. The 5K race — a fundraiser for Churchill — has become famous for its challenging finish climb, variety of surfaces and beautiful scenery. The one-mile course meanders through the local neighborhood and is great for participants of all ages to challenge themselves to reach their personal goals.  

The weekend festivities begin Friday, Sept. 23, with race registration and packet pickup, along with the pasta and salad feed from 5-7 p.m. at Churchill Elementary in Cloquet. Price for the pasta and salad dinner is $8 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under. Purchase tickets at the door.

On Saturday, the one-mile race begins at 9 a.m., 5K race at 9:30 a.m. with the free 6-and-under kids’ race to follow. Registration fees (through today, Sept. 22) for the 5K race are $15 for 12 and under and $22 for 13 and older. For the one mile, the fees are $10 for 12 and under and $15 for 13 and above. Fees increase after today.

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