Yorktown 5K to raise funds for Sandy Hook park

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A 5K run and walk sponsored by the Taconic Road Runners to raise funds for a planned park to honor the children killed at Sandy Hook school will start at 10 a.m. Saturday at FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd. in Yorktown.

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The event will take place simultaneously with 5K runs being held in Newtown, CT, scene of the school shooting, and several other communities under the banner of "Strides for Sandy Hook." The $25 entrance fee for runners and walkers will be donated to the Newtown Park Gift Fund.

For more information about the Yorktown run and to register, email Sean Kelly at seantkelly7@hotmail.com. Do donate to the park fund, go online towww.newtown-ct.gov/public_documents/NewtownCT_Park/index

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