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Shelby Township, Utica

Running for a cause

July 16, 2013

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The ninth anniversary of The Gopher Gold Run for Special Olympics is scheduled to take place July 20 at River Bends Park in Shelby Township.

The money raised helps send kids to the state meet, held at Central Michigan University.

Last year, more than $10,000 was raised to help children from Oakland and Macomb counties, with approximately 600 runners/walkers participating.

Visit for more information or call Michael at (586)-484-5523.

About the author

Mark Vest is on the sports beat at C&G Newspapers. He covers high school sports for the Fraser-Clinton Chronicle and Grosse Pointe Times. In the past couple years or so, he has also began to cover collegiate sports for schools such as the University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland University, Wayne State University, Macomb Community College and Oakland Community College. Vest has worked at C&G Newspapers since 2011 and attended Oakland University and Oakland Community College.

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