Laura Reynolds'; family is hosting the 2nd ever Laura';s Run FREE 5k walk/run at 8:00am on May 11, 2013 at Metropolitan Community College- Blue River Independence Campus, 20301 East 78 Highway Independence, MO 64057. This is a FREE event for people of all ages, including children and stroller babies. All participants are required to register online. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and other event give-a-ways (based on inventory and a first come first serve basis). In order to guarantee a t-shirt, you must register by May 1st, 2013. There will be activities, prizes, drawings, food/beverages, music, etc. We will have 2 time clocks set up at the start/finish line for self timing. This event is not being professionally timed due to costs. There will be restrooms and indoor facilities available. For questions, please contact the event director, Jessica Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is a memorial run for Laura Reynolds 5/6/93-10/31/09. She was killed by a wrong-way drunk driver on 24hwy Halloween of 2009. This event will also serve as a drunk driving awareness/prevention cause. There are no proceeds for this event. All money donated will be put towards event costs (t-shirts, prizes, etc).
We encourage you to bring pictures of loved ones to run or walk with who have been killed by impaired drivers. Sadly, Laura is not the only precious life lost from such a preventable, avoidable choice.