Run, walk, have fun at th­ese up­com­ing events

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Down­ing­town High School All-Alumni 5K: A 5K run, a 1 Mile Walk and a Kid’s Run are fea­ture. Event be­gins at 9 a.m. at 445 Manor Ave., Down­ing­town. Fees are $25, $15 for kids. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit schol­ar­ships. For more de­tails, check https://run­signup.com/Race/PA/Down­ing­town/Down­ing­townHighS­choolAl­lAlum­ni5K

Foot­steps for Friends: The 15th an­nual event fea­tures 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run and ben­e­fits Friends School Haver­ford. Cost is $25; $15 for kids. Regis­tra­tion and check in be­gins at 7:30 a.m. fol­lowed by 1 Mile Walk and Fun Run at 8:30; 5K at 8:30. For more de­tails, check http://friend­shaver­ford.org/foot­steps-for-friendssat­ur­day-oc­to­ber-14-845-am-5k-race-start/ Hus­tle for Henne 5K Run and

Walk: The event takes place at An­drew Evans Park, 2424 Male­horn Road, Ch­ester Springs. For fees and more de­tails, check https://run­signup.com/Race/PA/Ch­esterSprings/Hustle­forHenne5k

Elm­wood Park Zoo: RSVP holds their 12th an­nual Run Wild 5K Run & 1 Mile An­i­mal Sa­fari Walk Oct. 15 at the zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Nor­ris­town. Regis­tra­tion be­gins at 8 a.m. with events start­ing at 9 a.m., rain or shine. Pre-reg­is­ter at www.run­the­day.com/reg­is­ter/de­tail/run-wild-1 or call Mo at (610) 834-1040, ext. 30. Fees are $30, $15 for youths 7-19, and in­clude zoo ad­mis­sion.

White’s Road Park: Va­ri­ety The Chil­dren’s Char­ity of the Delaware Val­ley presents the Firkin 5K and 1 Mile Walk Oct. 14, with a course that runs through White’s Road Park and neigh­bor­hood streets in Lans­dale. The race starts at the park off of White’s Road, Lans­dale. Regis­tra­tion be­gins at 8:45 a.m. and the race be­gins at 10. Each par­tic­i­pant 21 and older will re­ceive a to­ken for a beer at Lans­dale’s Ok­to­ber­fest, which be­gins in the park as the race ends. Check https://run­signup.com/Race/PA/Lans­dale/Firkin5Kand1MileWalk.

Penn Val­ley Church: Telford Fire Com­pany’s Feel the Burn 5K starts at 9 a.m. Oct. 14. Pets and strollers are wel­come and regis­tra­tion be­gins at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $25. Awards for the top over­all male and fe­male fin­ish­ers and top fin­ish­ers in dif­fer­ent age cat­e­gories will be pre­sented at 10. A por­tion of the pro­ceeds goes to

The Fallen Fire­fight­ers Foun­da­tion. The church is at 320 N. Third St., Telford. Visit www.pret­zel­ci­tys­ports.com.

Up­per Sal­ford Park: Gar­den of Health Inc., a Mont­gomery County food bank, is host­ing their firstever Be a Hero Walk Oct. 14 in the park off of Sal­ford Sta­tion Road. The four-mile walk is su­per­hero themed, and ev­ery­one is en­cour­aged to dress up as their fa­vorite su­per­hero. There is no regis­tra­tion fee, but do­na­tions are re­quested. Ev­ery­one must reg­is­ter and have a signed li­a­bil­ity waiver to be able to par­tic­i­pate, even young chil­dren be­ing pushed in a stroller. Chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude face paint­ing, pump­kin dec­o­rat­ing, crafts and more. Go to www. eventbrite.com/e/be-a-hero-walk­tick­ets-36519003322.

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