MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - A 5K run/walk benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. will honor the memory of Tori Beth Waggoner, a student from the Graves County High School class of 2011.
The benefit will begin at GCHS at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 13. Late registration will be from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. and check-in will be at 7:15 a.m.
The registration fee is $25 and remaining t-shirts will be offered the day of the event on a first-com, first-served basis. Medals will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Age groups include: 11 to 14, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59 and 60 and up.
Organizers initiated the run in memory of Waggoner who lost her battle with cancer early in her senior year.
“It really touched us to know that these individuals wanted to take on something so grand,” said Leshia Mathis, Tori Beth’s mother.