AUGUST 18, 1997
Fair, fun run in Monroe
NW News Staff
Still Running After All These Years" is the theme of the 1997 Monroe "Fair Days" Fun Run Aug. 23rd. The race starts and finishes at the Valley Rally Fitness Club and 300+ runners are expected to participate in the event.
You don't have to be a runner to take part in this race. Many people walk the 2 mile or 10 Kilometer (6.2 mile) course. Parents push strollers while chatting with friends.
As a special feature of the 20th anniversary of the fun run, guest invitations have been sent out to 25 of the best and legendary runners around the Pacific Northwest. They will be introduced before the start of the race and given a colored wristband so they can be identified on the course.
Application Forms are available at the following Monroe locations: Valley Rally Fitness Club, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe Chamber of Commerce Information Center, Les Schwab Tire, Ixtapa's Restaurant, Seafirst Bank, Discover Chiropractic, Monroe Fire Station, Evergreen Speedway Office, Cadman Rock, Iron Eagle Sports Center, Morning Run Apartments, Best Western Baron Inn, Domino's Pizza, Twin Rivers Chevron, U.S. Bank, Washington Mutual in Monroe, Fryelands BP, The Associates, Lakeside Industries, Buzz Inn Steakhouse. You can have a form mailed to you by calling 360-794-FUNN.
The Fair Days parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the Monroe High School and proceed down Main St. to North Blakely. This year a new street viewing area will be located in front of Frank Wagner Middle School. Call 360-794-5488 with questions.