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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K coming up May 27

SALISBURY, Md. – This Memorial Day weekend, run in honor of the men and women who served our country and didn’t make it home. The Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K is coming up Saturday, May 27, and registration is open now.

The 5K begins at 9 a.m. that day at a new location – WinterPlace Park, at 6737 Blue Ribbon Road in Salisbury. Check-in and race-day registration begin at 8 a.m., and walkers and leashed pets are also welcome.

The race benefits the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.

The cost is $25 in advance or $30 on race day. For military who register in person with ID, the cost is $20. The top male and female finishers in five age groups will receive awards.

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held two days after the 5K, at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial. If it rains, the ceremony will be held in the Midway Room of the Civic Center.

Registration for the 5K is available at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.) and online For more information, contact Tammy Taylor at 410-548-4900, ext. 115, or at

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