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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

ST. MARGARET MARY DEANERY — Runners, walkers and pet lovers are invited to join the Sisters of the Monastery of St. Clare for the sixth annual Run for the Nuns on Oct. 3 at Harbor Point, Winton Woods (east side of Winton Road at the park’s main entrance).

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From left, Poor Clare Sisters Mary Pia Malaborbor and Vickie Griner announce the annual Run for the Nuns event. (Courtesy photo)

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. with the blessing of the animals, immediately followed by the dogs taking their companion for a walk around the lake at Winton Woods. The 5K run starts at 9:00 a.m., and the walk starts at 9:01 a.m.

This family friendly event includes activities for children, door prizes for registrants, light refreshments and placement awards. Dog scarves painted by the Sisters will be available for a small donation.

For more information about the blessing or dog walk, call the Monastery of St. Clare at 513-825-7177. For more information about the 5K run or walk, contact Steve Prescott at 513-777-1080, or go to www.sprunning.com.

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