Marysville News

5K to honor heroes

More than 200 runners are expected to hit the trail at United Way of Union County's "Honor Our Heroes Quarter Marathon and 5K," scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2, at Glacier Ridge Metro Park.

The quarter-marathon will serve as the 14th race in the 15-event Union County Grand Prix Series. Thanks to the generosity of event sponsors, 100 percent of runner registrations will benefit the $1 million United Way campaign.

Runners are encouraged to register online at For more information, contact Terri Sproull, United Way event coordinator, at 937-644-8381 ext. 3.

For the seventh straight year, United Way's annual running event is presented by Jerome Village. This year, a portion of the race course will run through the developer's new neighborhood in Jerome Township.