Running of the Beef run/walk is Aug. 17
The annual Running of the Beef 5K and 3K run/walk is set for Saturday, Aug. 17. The event is sponsored by Gundersen Tri-County Hospital and Clinics and held as part of the Whitehall Beef and Dairy Days festival.
Register online, or pick up a form at any Gundersen Tri-County registration area in Blair, Independence or Whitehall.
Race fees are $20 if you register by noon Friday, Aug. 16 or $25 the day of the event. Participants 17 years old and younger are $10.
Check in is 8 to 8:45 a.m. with the races starting at 9 a.m. The course runs from Gundersen Tri-County Hospital next to Melby Park to County Road D and back to the hospital.
Funds raised help support the Tri-County Memorial Foundation. This year's event benefits the Rita Tranberg Memorial to help families facing medical challenges.