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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).

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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