2011-06-02 / About Town

Ali’s Run to be held on Sunday at Ft. Getty

The 10th annual Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Road Race will be held Sunday, June 5, at Fort Getty. The road race is a benefit in memory of Ali, a 15-year-old Jamestown resident and student at La Salle Academy who died in an automobile accident in 2001. All proceeds of the race benefit youths who wish to pursue their interests in education, athletics and the fine arts. This is the final year the race will be held.

The 5K USATF-certified race is scheduled for 1 p.m. Walkers are encouraged to participate. Registration begins at 10 a.m. A halfmile free kid’s run for children 10 years old and younger begins at noon. Free race T-shirts will be given to the first 300 applicants. Complimentary lunch is provided for all runners and walkers.

For more information or to register, visit alisrun.com or call 423-9695. Applications are also available at the North Kingstown YMCA.

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