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Volume 9, Number 1 July 27, 2008     

Second EAA Runway 5K set for Saturday

EAA, the Oshkosh YMCA, and Run Away Shoes are hosting the second annual EAA Runway 5K fun run/walk on Saturday, August 2, near the world famous North 40. Participants of all ages will walk or run the 3.1-mile route around Wittman Road, with proceeds to benefit the Oshkosh YMCA and EAA joint youth programs.

Interested runners and walkers can pre-register online at https://Secure.EAA.org/airventure/runway_5k.html; at the EAA AirVenture Museum; or at the EAA Welcome Center. Event-day registration will be at the Aspen Avionics tent located just north of the Red Lot on Wittman Road. Free parking is available in the Red Lot. The entry fee is $20 for pre-registration (until 12 p.m. on Friday, August 1) or $25 for day-of-event registration.

Participants will receive a special event T-shirt; computer-aided timing chip; complimentary snacks, water, and juice; and admission for Saturday’s AirVenture.

The event is sponsored by EAA, the Oshkosh YMCA, Run Away Shoes, Aspen Avionics, and Cumulus Broadcasting. For more information, visit the EAA Welcome Center, located directly west of AeroShell Square at the corner of Knapp Street.

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