A fundraiser for this area’s Marine Corps Toys for Tots will take place Saturday, Nov. 22 at St. Cloud Orthopedics in Sartell.
Runners and walkers can still register for the event, which is called the “17th Annual Jingle Bells 5k Run/Walk and 1k Fun Run.”
The walk/run will take place along the streets near St Cloud Orthopedics.
There is a wide variety of age categories for runners, from 9 and on up. People who bring toys will have their entry fees reduced. People who don’t want to run or walk are welcome to come to the event to cheer on the runners/walkers. They are requested to bring a toy or two, unwrapped, for children ages 0-18. People who come can also make monetary donations.
Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 or the night before from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Cloud Orthopedics, located at 1901 Connecticut Ave. S. in Sartell’s Medical Plaza.
The 5k walk/run will start at 8:30 a.m., and the 1k fun run will begin at 9:30 a.m.
All toys collected at the event and money raised will go to the Toys for Tots program, headquartered at St. Cloud Catholic Charities. The toys will then be distributed to locations throughout central Minnesota to make children’s Christmases brighter.
For more information, call Libby at St. Cloud Orthopedics at 320-259-4141.