|McCann Tech Students Plan Charity Run for Maui Fire Relief|
|Community submission, |
12:24PM / Thursday, August 31, 2023
CHESHIRE, Mass. — The McCann Tech cross country team on Sept. 16 will host a 5-kilometer trail run and 1 mile walk to benefit victims of August's fire in Hawaii.
The Walk/Run for Maui fund-raiser will take place at Whitney's Farm on Ingalls Road (follow the dirt road past the U-Pick blueberries).
Check in on Saturday, Sept. 16, will be at 7:30 a.m. The 5K trail run begins at 8:30, and the stroller-friendly 1 mile walk begins at 9:30.
The cost to register is $20 in advance or $25 the day of registration. Kids 10 and under can walk or run for free. A $3 credit card processing fee will be applied to all online registrations
All registration proceeds will benefit the victims of the Lahina fire.
"On Aug. 8, devastating wildfires moved through Lahaina, Maui, destroying the historic town, businesses, homes, and lives," the team notes. "Join us as we come together as a community to raise funds and send Aloha to those affected by the Maui fire."
The McCann Tech cross country team also will sell "Spread Aloha" race T-shirts ($20), raffle tickets, and baked goods as a team fundraiser at the event.