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Ellsworth area cancer runners, walkers reach 25-year milestone

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A lot of shoe leather has gotten worn off since one of this area's most successful fundraisers for the American Cancer Society was started in 1988.

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The 25th anniversary of the event, now billed as the Run/Walk of Pierce County, will be marked next month with a day-and-time change. Instead of the past Saturday morning schedule, this year's version is set for Friday, July 20, with registration at 6 p.m., a kids fun walk at 7 p.m. and the run/walk itself at 7:30 p.m., followed by a special luminaria ceremony at 9:30 p.m.

The festivities will again be headquartered at the Pierce County Fairgrounds in Ellsworth.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 20.

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Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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