Run for Mercy
The eighth-annual Run for Mercy 5k/10k walk or run will be Saturday, April 30, at Mill Valley High School, 5900 Monticello Road.
The 10k race begins at 8 a.m. The 5k race begins at 8:10 a.m.
According to event organizers, last year’s race drew 1,531 runners and walkers.
All registration fees from the race go directly to Oceans of Mercy, a non-profit organization founded by Shawnee resident and South African native Schaun Colin. Oceans of Mercy aims to help South African children affected by the HIV/AIDS virus through a children's village and partnerships with other orphanages.
For more information or to register for the race, visit the ‘Events’ section at oceansofmercy.com.