Valentine's Day 5K run slated for North Park Saturday
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
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Steelers film session: Watt kept under control
- Nearing season’s midpoint, Steelers still have issues to sort out
- Police seize phones of some Norwin High School students
- Rossi: Fleury is, and will remain, Penguins’ soul
- Ross brothers ordered to pay fine, remove debris from Christmas display
- Brewster’s bill would fund hires by upping fines
- 2 stores robbed in Alle-Kiski Valley
- Munhall officials miffed at ex-manager for leaving town
- Clairton residents share concerns over sewage bills
- 7 in custody after New Kensington drug raid
- W. Mifflin backs drilling at airport