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New 5K and Fun Run benefits Department of Pediatrics

GREENVILLE, N.C.   (May 31, 2013)   —   Lace up your running or walking shoes for the first Skedaddle for the Small Fries 5K and One-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, June 8.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. at the Town Commons on First Street in Greenville.

Register for the race at Registration is $20 before June 8 and $25 on race day. The one mile Fun Run is $10 in advance or $15 on race day.

All proceeds benefit the East Carolina Pediatric Research Initiative, a non-profit organization working to improve the lives and health of eastern North Carolina children in its support of the Department of Pediatrics at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine.

For more information, go to, on Facebook at skedaddle for the small fries, or Twitter at @skedaddle4fries.

Donations are welcome even if you’re not interested in running or walking in the race. Contact Kristin Harbaugh at or Jason Higginson at for more information on donating to the East Carolina Pediatric Research Initiative or being a sponsor for the race. Contact Harbaugh if you’d like to volunteer at the race.


Contact: Crystal Baity | 252-744-3764