The Kiwanis/Litchfield Park 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run and a Celebration of Life Walk will was held on Saturday, March 6, to celebrate cancer survivors and in memory of loved ones.
The City of Litchfield Park hosted the celebration. Proceeds from the runs went to the Friends of the Rec, a non-profit organization that encourages youth and family social and recreational activities in Litchfield Park, and the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life. The runs went south down Old Litchfield Road and returned north up Old Litchfield Road.
The Kiwanis Club of Litchfield has been a long-time supporter of youth activities in Litchfield Park and is the title sponsor for this year's run. Runners of all...
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