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5K Planned To Help St. Albans Woman Battling Leukemia

Reported: May. 9, 2014 4:03 PM EDT
Updated: May. 9, 2014 4:16 PM EDT
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ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (Heath Harrison) – A 5K benefit run and walk is planned for May 17 to help a St. Albans woman who is battling leukemia.

Jenn's Hope is organizing the event to raise funds for Jennifer Chambers-Shaw, to pay the costs of her treatment, which will include a bone marrow transplant. The group said a match has been found by Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, and that they are working to make her long recovery as smooth as possible.

The event will start at the Loop and go east onto Sixth Avenue to Cunningham Street, up the hill to Benedict Circle and back down Cunningham Street to Sixth Avenue, heading west back to the loop.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8 a.m. Participants can register online for $15, late registration is $20. T-shirts are available for $25. All proceeds will go to the Jennifer Donation Account Fund.

More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.



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