Run for the Kids Slated Saturday

Updated 7 years ago Special to HNN Provided by Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jule Huffman’s Run for the Kids, a 5K Run/Walk that supports a program in Marshall University’s Department of Communication Disorders, will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 21, in Huntington.

 Proceeds from the event directly support the Scottish Rite Childhood Speech and Language Program at Marshall. Specifically, the funding supports a clinical position within the MU Speech and Hearing Center.
 The Run for the Kids will take place on a 3.1-mile course that starts on Veterans Memorial Boulevard in downtown Huntington. It then goes west to First Street, south on First Street to Fifth Avenue, east on Fifth Avenue to Hal Greer Boulevard, north on Hal Greer Boulevard to Third Avenue, then west on Third Avenue to Veterans Memorial Boulevard where the race started.
 Entry fee is $20 through July 15, then $25 through race day. The first 200 pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt.
 More information on the Run for the Kids and a registration form can be found at

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