The Edmond Sun

Arts & Entertainment

August 10, 2012

5K to Monet benefits Fine Arts Institute

EDMOND — From a sleeping 1-month-old infant in a cozy stroller to a fit and energetic 79-year-old woman, people have turned out to walk or run for two years in the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond’s 5K to Monet race. This year’s run is Aug. 25; the one-mile Family Fun Run begins at 8 a.m., followed by the USA Track and Field Certified 5K at 8:30 a.m.

Live music in the style of Michael Buble will be performed by Randy Lundsford. Four free creative art projects will be available for kids including that old standby, face painting. Healthy food will be served and runners of all ages will enjoy an early morning summer run. Medals will be awarded to the top runners in standard age groups. The race distance is measured for USA Track and Field certification with race insurance and the race will abide by USA Track and Field rules.

A $25 fee will be charged for the 5K run and $10 for the family fun run for ages 12 and under with pre-registration. Registration the day of the race will be $30 for the 5K and $15 for the family fun run.

Co-sponsors of the event are OU Medical Edmond, Citizens Bank of Edmond, Kirkpatrick Bank, First Med Urgent Care, Bob Moore Subaru, MLC Mortgage, OKC Abstract & Title, ONG, Genesis Plastic Surgery, Wallace Family Dental, Capital Abstract with in-kind donations from New York Bagel, KFOR, Spirit Mortgage and Vital Signs.

Proceeds from the race go toward operational costs at the Fine Arts Institute.

Online registration is available at www.edmondfinearts.com or

www.signmeup.com/77757 or by calling 340-4481.

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