Trussville's annual Maple Leaf Run to be held Oct. 26

Trussville's annual Maple Leaf Run to be held Oct. 26

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The starting line at the kid's run from a previous year. Source: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce The starting line at the kid's run from a previous year. Source: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce
TRUSSVILLE, AL (WBRC) -

Source: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce Maple Leaf Run presented by The Trak Shak will be held on Saturday, October 26, at The Mall in historic downtown Trussville.

Prizes will be awarded in each age group as well as overall in the 5K. The top three boys and girls will receive prizes in each of two age groups (9 & under and 10-14) in the kids' run.

Providing entertainment for runners and their families will be Puttin' On the Ritz DJ Service. There will also be cheese biscuits provided by Jim ‘n Nick's Bar-B-Q. Birmingham Coca-Cola will provide water and PowerAde for the runners.

A portion of the proceeds from the race will go toward the chamber's scholarship fund and also "Turn Trussville Pink," a community project to fund breast cancer awareness. Turn Trussville Pink representatives are creating ribbons for runners to wear during the race.

Registration is $25 in advance and $30 the day of the race for the 5K. Registration for the kids' run will be $10. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m., and the kids' run will begin at about 9 a.m. The first 350 runners who register will get a free t-shirt. Participants can register online at www.active.com. Race packets can be picked up at the chamber office (225 Parkway Drive in Trussville) on Friday the 25th between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. or beginning at 6:30 a.m. the day of the race at The Mall Pavilion.

For more information on the Maple Leaf Run or the Chamber, please visit www.trussvillechamber.com or call the chamber at 655-7535.

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