LOGAN TWP. — The 5th annual Garen A. Close Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is being held Saturday, Oc. 11 at the Logan Township Recreational Complex at 2155 Township Line Road, Logan Township.
Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to attend the race which is held to honor the memory of Garen Close. At the very young age of 45, Garen lost his courageous battle with melanoma on Oct. 11, 2009.
A Logan Township resident, Garen was a loving family member, a good friend and an active volunteer within the community. The Run is held each year to keep the memory of Garen alive within our community.
To register and get additional information about the event, please go to Active.com and search for “Garen A. Close” (http://www.active.com/logan-township-nj/running/races/5th-annual-garen-a-close-memorial-5k-run-and-1-mile-walk-2014?int=).
On-line registration fees are $35 for runners and $25 for walkers. T-shirts are available to the first 200 registrants. Race day registration will begin at 7 a.m., with the run/walk beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Proceeds from the event will go to his daughters’ trust funds as well as the Melanoma Research Foundation.
Please join in on Oct. 11 to honor Garen’s memory and make our fifth year the best one yet.