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Join the 16th Annual Run for the Walleye

Posted: July 1, 2013 - 5:35pm

Join the annual Run for the Walleye to restore the Whitefish area’s walleye population on Saturday, July 6, in Crosslake.

Check-in on race day will be from 7:15-8:30 a.m. at the Crosslake Community Center. The Kid’s Sunfish Dash starts at 8:30 a.m., and the 5K Run or Walk race starts at 9 a.m. Some runners have run in costume in the past.

Registration forms are available at the Crosslake Community Center or register online at Registration is also allowed on the day of the event.

The current 5K Run/Walk registration fee is $25. A $5 fee will be charged for participation in the Kid’s Sunfish Dash (ages 12 and under).

Those who don’t run/walk are invited to come and cheer on the runners/dashers. Or support the cause of helping improve walleye habitat by earmarking checks to “Walleye Habitat” and mailing them to WAPOA, PO Box 342, Crosslake, MN 56442.

The Run for the Walleye is sponsored by the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA), Lakeside Lawn & Landscaping, Lakeland Agency and Lakes State Bank, the Crosslake Lions, Anytime Fitness and other individual donors.

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