Nicole Brei
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Glow in the Deke 5k Run/Walk
Website:Race Website
Date:September 24, 2016 (Saturday)
Annual:7th annual event
City:La Crosse, WI
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Veterans Memorial Sports Complex, UW-La Crosse
Course:The course runs on the Myrick/Hixon Eco-Park trails and is lit up with tiki-torches, paper lanterns, and over 5,000 lights.
Fee:$25 through September 9th, $35 after.
Notes:Race day registration starts at 5pm. All participants receive a glow-in-the-dark long-sleeve t-shirt.  This is a family-friendly event that starts with a LASER show on UW-La Crosse's football field! The night includes the run/walk, youth races at no cost to children, a movie on the jumbo screen, and a dueling DJs concert!
Proceeds benefit the Hope Lives Foundation and the Deke's Kids Scholarship Program.  The races are run in memory of Derrick "Deke" Kroll, former director of operations of the Boys & Girls Clubs.
This event has a Facebook page.