Katy’s Courage is hosting the eleventh annual Katy’s Courage 5K on Saturday, April 9, rain or shine. Proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to local scholarships, as well as Katy’s Kids @ CMEE. Participants may register online in advance at https://bit.ly/36nSXwO.
Katy’s Kids provides a safe and healing environment for children, teens and their families as they grieve the death of a parent, sibling, close family member or friend. Sessions take place the first and third Wednesday of every month at the Children’s Museum of the East End.
On race day, registration and check-ins will take place from 7 to 8:15 a.m. and the run will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. Runners will start at 21 West Water Street, head north and make a right onto Main Street, make a right onto Glover Street, run through the Redwood section of the course and finish back on Water Street. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 day of the race.
Katy’s Courage is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization honoring Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old girl who died from a rare form of pediatric liver cancer. The organization is dedicated to supporting education, children’s bereavement counseling and pediatric cancer research.
For more information, please visit www.katyscourage.org.