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Memorial run features 5k, one-mile events in February
Oakdale Lions Club

The Oakdale Lions Club will present the 32nd annual Don Osborne Memorial Run on Saturday, Feb. 3, rain or shine.

The course is on flat, paved city streets with traffic control provided.

Online registration is available at: or you can contact coordinator Alan Graham by phone, 209-602-8821, or by emailing

Register by Friday, Jan. 5 to guarantee a race T-shirt; registration is $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 9 to 18. Those under nine run for free.

Race day and online registration is $25.

Make checks payable to Oakdale Lions Club and mail to: Oakdale Lions Club, P.O. Box 550, Oakdale, CA 95361.

Divisions feature multiple male and female age groups for each race.

The one-mile is a run/walk with age groups ranging from 5 and under to 80-plus. The 5k age divisions range from 12 and under up to 80-plus.

The race begins at William Meyer Park, G Street and South Second Avenue, behind the Oakdale Library.

Registration packet pick up will be Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the park. The one-mile run/walk leaves the starting line at 9 a.m.; the 5k takes off at 9:40 a.m. and the awards ceremony is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

Awards include gift certificates to the overall male and female winners in both races. Medals provided for the top three finishers in each age division in both races and there will also be light snacks, fruit and juice available for all participants.