TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Valentine's Day 5K run slated for North Park Saturday

Daily Photo Galleries

By Staff Reports
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012
 

The Remi Savioz Glut1 Foundation will hold its second annual Valentine's Day 5K and 5 Miler on Saturday in North Park.

The rain-or-shine race for runners of all ages and experience levels starts at 10 a.m. at the North Park boathouse. The top three finishers in the male and female divisions will be recognized.

Remi Savioz, 13, of Franklin Park, was diagnosed with the rare brain disease Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome, at age 8. The foundation in Savioz's name funds research, awareness and education of RSG1 and other diseases affected by glucose transporters.

Registration is $20 per runner by Friday at midnight or $40 after. Runners can register at www.valentinesday5k.kintera.org.

Proceeds from the event benefit the foundation and RSG1 Brain Fund at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Michigan State defensive coordinator a Pitt coaching candidate
  2. Despite intimidation, women still passionate about video games
  3. Penguins’ defensive depth proves valuable
  4. Pirates sign Corey Hart to 1-year deal
  5. Port Authority fires two bus drivers involved in rollover crash
  6. Ex-juvenile center director claims he was fired because he’s black
  7. Police gather in Ligonier for Perryopolis officer’s funeral
  8. City, abortion activists fail to reach compromise on buffer zone, judge to rule
  9. The Word Guy: How to pronounce ‘victuals’? Rhymes with whittles
  10. night-blooming Cereus is stunning, fragrant
  11. Reese Witherspoon: How a scandal saved her career
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.