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Running for Robert Memorial 5K Run/Walk
A tribute to fallen police officer Robert A. Lasso--who was killed in the line of duty in August 2011--will be held Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 in Freemansburg, where Lasso served.
The Running for Robert Memorial 5K Run/Walk will mark the first anniversary of Lasso's death and "will celebrate the life of a great policeman, husband, father and friend who is missed by all," according to a flyer for the event.
It will also benefit the family of Officer Lasso, including his widow and two children, as well as the Freemansburg Police Department.
The 5K race will begin at the intersection of Cambria and Karoly streets in Freemansburg and will finish at the recently dedicated Robert A. Lasso Police Center, 600 Monroe St.
The race will be held rain or shine, with registration/packet pickup beginning at 7am and the run/walk starting at 8:30am. Musical entertainment, food and raffles will also be part of the event.
Non-refundable registration fees vary according to age and time of sign-up (for full details click here).
For more information, visit www.runningforrobert.com or the Facebook page that's been set up for the event.