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Race4Justice for the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children
Race and walk fundraiser to be held in downtown Toledo

Be a hero and help improve the health and well-being of children in Northwest Ohio by racing through the streets of downtown Toledo. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) and Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) are challenging you to Race4Justice on Saturday, June 18.

Runners and walkers of all levels and ages are invited to participate in the 5k Run or the One Mile Walk. Participants are encouraged to dress as their favorite Super Hero!Proceeds from the Race4Justice will help Legal Aid's Medical-Legal Partnership for Children (MLPC) program serve more children and families. The MLPC is a partnership among pediatric, obstetric, and mental health providers and poverty law attorneys working to improve the health and wellbeing of underserved children and families in Toledo and Lucas County.

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The registration fee is $25 through May 31. From June 1 through June 17, the registration fee is $30 per person. Race-day registration is $35. All registrants will receive a t-shirt. Check-in for the race begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Center for Equal Justice at 525 Jefferson Avenue in downtown Toledo, directly across from the Huntington Center at Jefferson and Huron streets. There will be a dedicated course throughout downtown streets and along the river with police escorts at all intersections. Snacks and refreshments will be waiting at the finish line, and prizes will be given to the winners of each age bracket.

For more information about the Race4Justice, contact Andria Dorsten-Ebert, at (419) 930-2301 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.