The Melanoma Miles for Mike 5K run/walk will be held Friday, May 18, beginning at 6 p.m. at Four Rivers Area YMCA in Washington.
This is the first time the event has held an evening run. Registration will be from 5 to 6 p.m., and the run/walk will begin at 6 p.m.
This 5K is part of the Y’s monthly spirit run series. Participants have the choice of a 5K run, 5K walk or 1-mile walk.
The event is being held in memory of David Door, formerly of Union, who died from melanoma in 2014.
Early bird registration is $25 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under. Race day registration will be $5 more.
Registration includes a T-shirt or for $10 more, registrants can select a Dri-Fit shirt. Register by this Friday, May 4, to guarantee a size.
The first 100 registrants age 21 and older also will receive a Discount Coupon for Washington’s Art Fair & Winefest.
T-shirts will feature a design created by a local student. A contest is now underway to select the winner.
Since 2007, Melanoma Miles for Mike has raised nearly $200,000 for the Melanoma Research Foundation in the name of Mike Revers, the late husband of Washington native Beth (Mayer) Revers Castle.
To register for the Melanoma Miles for Mike, go to www.melanomamiles.org or visit the front desk at Four Rivers Area YMCA, 400 Grand Ave. in Washington.