DINGMANS FERRY - On Saturday, May 19, the Lordi family will be hosting the 6th annual Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope 5K at Camp Speers YMCA. All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m.
There will be awards for walkers and runners, a basket raffle, a kids’ fun run, refreshments and more.
To pre-register online, please visit the website. It is $20 for pre-registered adults and $15 for pre-registered students under 18. Registration the day of the race is $25. The course is a trail course with challenges for all types of athletes and is chip-timed.
Chris and Leslie Lordi’s daughter Josephine was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on October 19, 2012. Last year, over $9,000 was raised for JDRF.
Now in its sixth year, Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope has raised more than $60,000 through its partnership with Camp Speers YMCA, JDRF, Ray n Charles Diner and Wal-Mart. This fundraising effort is supported each year by donors, sponsors, family and friends.
Please visit the following website for more details: https://lordic.wix.com/takingourshot.