Piqua Optimist 5K set for July 15

For the Daily Call

PIQUA — The Piqua Optimist Club’s 9th annual Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5K Run & Walk will be held Saturday, July 15, at 8:30 a.m. at the Piqua High School, meeting in front of the stadium.

Runners and walkers should pre-register online at www.cantstoprunnningco.com or by mail postmarked before July 1, to receive a race t-shirt. Race day registration will also be available starting at 7:15 a.m (no shirt included). The cost to participate in the event is $20.

This year, we will be awarding $100, $50, and $20 to the top three male and female finishers, thanks to the generous donation from our long distance sponsor Wappoo Wood Products, Inc.

The Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5K Run & Walk is a major fundraiser for the Piqua Optimist Club. This event is held to honor the memory of longtime member, club treasurer, and friend, Bob Mikolajewski.

The Piqua Optimist Club is a “Friend of Youth” in the Piqua community through its youth events, including Tri-Star sports, Youth Appreciation luncheon, the awarding of scholarships, and support of many other youth related functions.

For more information about the 5K or the Piqua Optimist Club, please visit www.piquaoptimistclub.org, or contact race director Jennifer Butsch at jennifer_vetter@hotmail.com.

For the Daily Call