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Events Of Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Jen Meade Memorial Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run.  Our annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics is now the Jen Meade Memorial Community Run. Come join us for our walk/run or the 20 mile bike route. All proceeds go to Special Olympics of Michigan.  11:30 AM.  Kit Young Center, 1158 Parnall Road.  Registration for this event will start at 11:30 am. Bikers will take off at noon, walkers will take off at 12:15 pm and runners will head out at 12:30 pm. This run is in memory of long time volunteer Jen Meade. She was an active LETR Volunteer in Jackson County. Her passion for the athletes helped keep the torch burning bright in Jackson.   Registration here.

Senior Safe Sound and Secure Seminar.  Registration at 8:45 AM, Seminar 9 AM to 12 PM.  Free lunch to follow.  Hosted by TRIAD of Jackson County.  Jackson County Human Service Complex, 1715 Lansing Avenue, Room 005.  Learn about Elder Abuse, Safe Haven, Financial Scams and more.  Register at 788-4364.

Orthopaedic Rehab Specialists presents: Nagging Knee Pain-Causes and Treatments.  6 PM.  206 Page Avenue, Jackson.  This is an interactive, one-hour video presentation of what causes your nagging knee pain and how it can be effectively treated through physical therapy procedures. Question and answer session at the end with an ORS Physical Therapist.  This event is FREE.

Fall Prevention Screening.  Presented by Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers.  Jackson YMCA.  12:15 PM.  Learn more about fall prevention and take part in a free Fall Prevention Screening.

Jackson YMCA Fall Youth Sports Parent Meeting.  Soccer, flag football and cheerleading.  Ages 3 to 7.  For details on teams, schedule and costs, please call 782-0537.

Hub Laps.  “Hub Laps” is the Hub Teen Center version of short course X-Country Running and Mountain Biking at Cascades Park in September. (9/11 and 9/18)  This is something new that we’re trying, and we are planning to have 3 categories for participants each night:  Fun run/walk (non-competitive), this is the kid-friendly version.  XC running (competitive).  CX/Mountain biking (competitive)  Runners and riders will race on a ½ – 1 mile course for 30 minutes. The first to finish the predetermined number of laps, wins. The course weaves up and around the north side of the falls at Cascades Park near the bandshell.  We want to create a fun and safe family vibe and want families to bring their kids/friends and participate. Cost for adults are $10 per category, and juniors (14 & under) race for free. Younger kids are welcome to bring their bikes to ride the course during the Fun Run, and in-between races or around the area as long as they are supervised. Proceeds support programs at the Teen Hub Center, non-profit.  The course is designed for kids that have a bike with gears, can ride a mile on uneven terrain and are comfortable in a race format.  6-6:30: Fun run/walk (non-competitive), this is the kid-friendly version.   7-7:30: XC Running (competitive) 8-8:30: CX/Mountain Biking (competitive). Primary Contact: Nate Evans  Email:  mail.hiworks@gmail.com.  Secondary Contact: Ben Redmond Phone: 517.914.8377.

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