Runners ready for eighth annual Matt Less Classic

The eighth annual Matt Lee Classic 5K run/walk begins Saturday, July 19 at St. John the Baptist Church, located at 18380 Columbus Street, in Dayton. Participants should check in at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Awards will be handed out after the race to the top three run/walk racers, stroller racers, and bikers. Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt, goodie bag, post race refreshments and one free beer or drink ticket. The race will begin at the church and continue through downtown Dayton, over the Crow River Bridge and turn around at County Road 37. The race will end near McNeil Park and the Grand Opening of the McNeil Park playground will immediately follow the race. Be sure to come cheer on the teams participating in the 8th annual Matt Lee Classic Softball Tourney held at McNeil Park. Questions? contact Sarah Beltrand at [email protected]