Round About 5K

The Sixth Annual “Round About 5k” fun run/walk was hosted by Deer Park Physical Therapy & Fitness Center on Sunday, September 18.  This fun run/walk event benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society whose mission is to “Cure Leukemia, Lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and Myeloma.  New effective therapies, once unimaginable, are saving the lives of blood cancer patients today, not someday”………..And each runner, walker, volunteer and sponsor is a part of saving lives through finding a cure.

In addition, there was an opportunity to register as a Bone Marrow Donor with the Jada Bascom Foundation.  Chamokane Creek Trading Company, Deer Park Vision Source, and Deer Park Physical Therapy had “gift” items for all.

Our participants ranged from 2 ½-70+ years of age and our volunteers from 9 months-70+ years of age.  The first three overall male runners to cross the finish line were:  Yago Paramo, Zachery Denker, & Donald Driscoll.  The first three female runners to cross the finish line were:  Melissa Taylor, Barbara Earl & Kay Reynolds.  Go to www.roundabout5k.com for photos and more information.

Thank you to the following sponsors and volunteers:

Ryan Bates, DDS     Chamokane Creek Trading Company     Deer Park Diesel     Deer Park Vision Source     Ed Broberg Photography

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team inTraining

Bob Mart*Clayton Fair Royalty *Deer Park Printing*Deer Park Gazette*Deer Park High School Key Club*Deer Park Royalty*Earl Insurance *Fairbanks Insurance* Huckleberry Press *Standen Insurance*Key Consulting*Loran Graham Co*McDonalds*Greg Miller, DDS*Precious Metal Auto Body*Runners Soul*Scope*Washington Trust Bank

Mark your calendars for next year, when we continue this event on Sunday, July 23, in conjunction with Deer Park Settler’s Days.

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