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Updated: 03/28/2014 10:12:00AM

Lake Wales Care Center holds

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This was a photo from last year's Run Like You Care event.


There will be bounce houses and other activities for the kids, including a Kids Fun Run as well, which is free.

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The Lake Wales Care Center will hold its annual Run Like You Care 5k and 10k races (walk or run) and the Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 5. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and is $20 per person, and includes goodie bags and T-shirts. The event features fun for the whole family, with activities and bounce houses for the kids. The 10k race starts at 8 a.m., the 5k starts at 8:30 a.m. The race will be on the shores of Lake Wailes across from Kiwanis Park, 1100 N Lakeshore Blvd.

Visit for more information and to register, and make checks payable to Lake Wales Care Center, mail them to 140 E. Park Ave., Lake Wales, FL 33853. Payment can also be made on the day of the race.

Proceeds go to benefit the Care Center’s Meals on Wheels program. This is the Care Center’s 4th Annual Run Like You Care race. Kids run free. Awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each division. The Kids Fun Run begins around 9:45 a.m.

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