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Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk to Take Place
March 12

RELEASED: Feb. 24, 2006

Shamrock Shuffle posterEAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire department of Recreation and Sports Facilities will host the Shamrock Shuffle, a 5K fun run/walk on Sunday, March 12.

Registration for the Shuffle begins at 9 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 10 a.m. The 5K run/walk will start at the American Legion Post 53, 634 Water St.

Proceeds will support the National Youth Sports Program, a five-week summer sports camp for youth aged 10 to 16 from economically disadvantaged families.

The NYSP program goal is to teach life-long sport skills and competition alongside education in math and science, health and nutrition, careers and the importance of education.

Team registration is requested no later than Friday, March 3. Individual advance registration is due no later than Thursday, March 9, although individuals may register the day of the event. Advance individual registration is $12; event day individual registration is $15.

For more information about the Shamrock Shuffle, contact Vicki Funne Reed at (715) 836-4931 or reedvf@uwec.edu.

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