The 13th annual Hermiston Education Foundation fun run/walk will collect school supplies for local students.

The Back to School Supply Dash is Saturday, Aug. 24 at 9 a.m. at Riverfront Park, 302 S.W. 23rd St., Hermiston. Participants can register at 8 a.m. at Hermiston Church of the Nazarene, 1520 W. Orchard Ave.

The entry fee is a minimum $5 donation, or the equivalent in donated items from the Hermiston School District kindergarten through eighth grade school supply list. A Fleet of Feet Award will be presented for the school receiving the most supplies in its donation box at the race.

The event includes both 5K and 1-mile distances. The community is invited to help support local students while getting some exercise.

For more information, contact Karen Sherman at karensherman@hotmail.com, 541-571-4208 or search Facebook for “Hermiston Education Foundation.”

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