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Get ready to Run for the Red

Article Published: May. 19, 2011 | Modified: Sep. 7, 2011
Get ready to Run for the Red

The Watauga County Chapter of the American Red Cross has opened registration for the second marathon and half-marathon event, Run for the Red.

In its inaugural year, the event raised $7,000 for the chapter.

This year's event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, and will begin at Valle Crucis Elementary School. The marathon will start at 7 a.m., with the half marathon following at 7:30 a.m.

Registration for the full marathon is $65 and $45 for the half. Finishers will receive a medal, and prizes will be awarded for the top three male and top three female finishers.

Registration can be completed online at The registration form can also be printed and mailed in.

For more information, contact the chapter office at (828) 264-8226 or use the e-mail form on the website.

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