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KRMC Foundation to host 14th annual Race for Hospice

KINGMAN – The Kingman Regional Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Route 66 Race for Hospice. The event will be held with the first race starting at 7:15 a.m. Saturday in downtown Kingman.

Proceeds from the event will support operations of the KRMC Joan and Diana Hospice Home, which provides comfort and care to people with limited life expectancy.

The 10k and 5k races begin and end at the Powerhouse Visitor Center, 120 W. Andy Devine Ave., on Route 66. The 5K route proceeds up El Trovatore Hill, with the turnaround point at the crest of the hill. The 10K route also goes up El Trovatore Hill and continues onto Hualapai Mountain Road, turning around just past the Copper Ridge apartments.

The event also includes a 1k race on Route 66 for juniors (age 12 and under) and a 5k walk for anyone of any age.

The closing awards ceremony will be held at Locomotive Park. Awards will be presented to the top three race finishers in each age group by gender.

Racers and walkers can sign up online at www.active.com, or call Ben McGlothlin at 928-263-3873. The entry fee is $25 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. The entry fee for adults who register after May 10 will increase to $30.

Participants are encouraged to raise pledges from friends and family. Those who raise over $100 will have their entry fee waived and are eligible for prizes at the awards ceremony.

All participants will receive a custom T-shirt. Packet pick-up will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Dambar & Steakhouse, 1960 E. Andy Devine Ave., where participants will also receive a 20 percent discount for a meal that evening.