Fleet Feet Sports Partners with United Way of Porter County for Race 13.1 Valpo

By: United Way of Porter County Last Updated: November 11, 2010

Fleet Feet Sports and T&H Timing have organized The Race 13.1 Valpo, a half marathon, to be held this Saturday, November 13 with proceeds benefiting United Way of Porter County. This race is a perfect course for half marathons. Winners of the race will receive embroidered runner hats and a certificate. Race t-shirts will also be given to all participants. Runners and guests will also have the opportunity to meet Fleet Feet Pete, an 8 foot shoe and race mascot. unitedway_portercounty

Proceeds of the race will support United Way of Porter County’s Power of Youth, representing students from eight Porter County high schools. These civically engaged student leaders are active role models who advocate for positive decision-making. Their goals include; increasing awareness of teen issues, engaging youth in volunteering and raising funds for programs in Porter County that address youth needs.

Registration for the race is 7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Entrance fee is $35. United Way of Porter County would like to thank our sponsors; Fleet Feet Sports, T& H Timing, McAfee Animal Hospital, Gerald Bowman and Charlie McGill with Entech. Food sponsors include Dunkin’ Donuts, Family Express, Mental Health America, Starbucks Coffee and Town and Country Market.

United Way of Porter County improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of the Porter County community. By reaching out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED ™ . For more information, visit www.unitedwaypc.org or call 219-464-3583.