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Friday, July 2, 2010

Jump into the Journal Jog to have fun & help local kids

Here's a message for you from Jennifer Bracken, our online manager, about a way to have fun, get exercise and help two worthy causes that benefit local children:
-- Tom Skoch

The Morning Journal in conjunction with sponsors Lorain National Bank and Community Health Partners is excited to announce the inaugural Journal Jog 5K run, 3K walk Sunday, August 8! The event starts at 9 a.m. at the beautiful Black River Landing in Lorain. The Journal Jog course tours Lorain’s downtown businesses and continues to State Route 6 along pristine Lake Erie. The flat, fast course turns through scenic Lakeview Park and finishes at Black River Landing.

All the proceeds of the Journal Jog benefit The Morning Journal’s Newspapers in Education and Mary Lee Tucker Clothe-A-Child programs.

Participants who register by July 30 can enter the run for $15 and $10 for the walk. Race day registration is $20 for runners and $15 for walkers.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the overall first, second and third place runners. Plaques will be given to the top three finishers, male and female, in each age bracket.

To register fill out the attached form and return it to The Morning Journal or register online at

Please join us Sunday, August 8 and be a part of an event that showcases some of Lorain’s beautiful landmarks! Your support of this event and these worthy charities is appreciated!

Entry form below can be printed out and mailed.

MJ Jog Entry Form                                                            


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