Registration underway for African AID 5k run

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FORT MYERS, Fla.- Registration is now underway for the African AID 5K run along McGregor Boulevard, one of the annual favorites among local runners and a fundraiser benefiting South African children impacted by AIDS.

The African AID 5K will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 11 at New Hope Presbyterian Church at 3825 McGregor Boulevard.

The race is hosted by the New Hope Presbyterian and the Fort Myers Track Club. You can register online at

The route takes runners along McGregor Boulevard, which will be closed to vehicular traffic during the race. Early registration is $25 per runner. Race-day registration is $30.

Proceeds from the 5K is donated to World Vision, a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

For more information, call the New Hope church office at 239-274-1230.

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