Shepherd by The Lakes Lutheran Church is hosting the Lutheran Malaria initiative Orange Out Malaria 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run. The event will take place a 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the church located at 7449 E. 1000 N., Syracuse.
The Lutheran Malaria Initiative works through local partners to provide education to families on the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of malaria; increased access to affordable medical care and resources for malaria prevention; and treated bed nets to families as well as training on their proper use.
The event is sponsored by the Kosciusko Runner’s Association. Registration for the race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will go to 8:45 a.m. Cost for the race is $15 dollars for those who preregister and $20 dollars the day of the race. T-shirts will be provided for all who pre-register.
To learn more about the Lutheran Malaria Initiative, visit their website at www.lutheranmalaria.org. For information or questions about the race, contact Steven at 574-265-8479. Click here for a registration form.