Olympic Spirit Inspires Mercer Mile Fun Run

Mercer Island's inaugural Summer Celebration 1-mile fun run, inspired by the London 2012 Summer Olympics, will start at 9:30 a.m. on July 14 in Mercerdale Park.

The , in "The Spirit of the Olympics" has added a new event to : The at .

Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite athlete and join the fun run on Saturday, July 14th for a race start time of 9:30 a.m.

Racers must complete the one-mile race by 9:45 a.m. in time for the Parade to begin. The $10 registration fee will support future Parks and Recreation Special Events. The first 100 finishers will receive medals, and the top three males and females will get a bigger medal. More details on the event are available at the city's Summer Celebration homepage. The race is co-sponsored by and .

Registration is required. For more information, call the at 206-275-7609 or register at www.myparksandrecreation.com.


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