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Runner In Red 5K Run/Walk

Eisenhower Park Field 2
Mar 16 | Sat |
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Celebrate St. Paddy’s with “Runner In Red” (Race Supports a Cure for Lung Cancer)March 16, 20249AM Start - Rain or ShineEisenhower Park Field #2 SPECIAL: 100 FREE copies of “Runner in Red” and A FREE Barb’s Beer for all runners (Ages 21+) March is Women’s History Month. On race day we’ll give out 100 FREE copies of Tom Murphy’s Boston Marathon mystery novel as a contribution to the cause from a sponsor. We ask that you be an adult and an eager reader for a book. When you register “check the box” on the application to tell us if you'd like a free signed copy. You can pick up your book at the Runner in Red 5K booth at the finish line on March 16. ALSO, all runners (21 and over) will get a FREE Barb’s Beer. The beer, along with the race andthe “Runner in Red” novel, raise funds to support a cure for lung cancer. See for full details. SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR LONG-TIME SPONSORS:Hilton Capital ManagementKatten Muchin Rosenman LLPCIM GroupAll Round Foods The Runner in Red 5K draws its name from the “Runner in Red,” a novel by Tom Murphy based on a real-life Boston Marathon legend. In 1951, a group of Canadian runners insisted they saw a woman slip into the Boston Marathon before women were allowed to run. She “wore red,” according to the Canadians, but their contention was never proven and thus the controversy moved into legend. Tom Murphy’s novel, also a love story and Irish family drama, offers a search for the mysterious runner “in red.” The book combines with “Barb’s Beer,” named for Barb Murphy, the author’s wife and runner who passed away from non-smoker’s lung cancer in 2013. The book and the beer raise funds to cure lung cancer which takes the lives of more women than any other cancer. See full details on the novel, Barb’s Beer and the cause! Can’t run, but want to contribute to our 501c3 charity CAUSE - Click Here! BUY THE NOVEL as a gift for a runner - SUPPORT LUNG CANCER CURE"People are going to love this book."-Bill Rodgers, four-time winner of Boston and NY Marathons For full information visit

Venue: Eisenhower Park Field 2

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