This weekend you and the family can accomplish two good things in one fell swoop: improve your health and give back to the community. There are a plethora of charity walks/runs/bike tours this weekend:
Saturday, Sept. 10
Heart Walk. 9am gate opens. Alerus Center. 701.212.3995 begins at 10:05am. Family friendly event to raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Register at: www.greatergrandforksheartwalk.org
Choice Financial 10K Fun Run/Walk. Starts at 9am at Choice Financial. 4501 S. Washington St. 701.738.4300. All proceeds go to the Choice Financial Youth Scholarship Fun, which builds on Choice’s commitment to children and guarantees their access to Choice Health & Fitness and the Altru Y Family Center.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Greater Grand Forks Walk at Columbia Mall. 8:00am registration and 9:00am start time. A family friendly event to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. www.alz.org/mnnd
Sunday, Sept 11
The Tour de Forks Bike Ride/Walk at Lincoln Drive Park benefitting Altru’s Breast Cancer Coalition. 12 pm registration. 1:30pm start. www.altru.org/pink