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Red Cross 3rd Annual Vampire 5K Walk-Run

All Day
250 Jari Drive
Johnstown, PA 15904

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3rd Annual Red Cross Blood Services Vampire 5K Walk/Run - Saturday, October 24

All proceeds from the event will benefit the American Red Cross Keystone Chapter, located on Main Street, downtown Johnstown.

The Keystone Chapter of the American Red Cross has provided aid in the community for over 90 years.  Its volunteers have helped with many disasters, taught health and safety courses to the public and opened communication channels for members of the military to reach their families when stationed overseas.  Join us, Greater Alleghenies Region, Red Cross Blood Services, and help the chapter continue its humanitarian efforts for the community.

This year's event is being held in memory of its founder, Taunia Oechslin. 

 Registration begins at 8:15 am at the American Red Cross Blood Services John P. Murtha Pavilion, located at 250 Jari Drive in Johnstown. Race starts at 9:30 am at the John P. Murtha Donor Pavilion.  Course description: 

NEW THIS YEAR!! A flatter course and team categories for runners and walkers. Plus, the blood donor center will be open that day from 8 am to 1 pm. Family and friends can wait for you to finish and donate blood to help save lives. Call for appointments at 1-800-GIVE LIFE or schedule online via

COST: $20 for registration forms postmarked by October 12, 2009; $25 for those postmarked after October 12, 2009...FREE to those who donate blood or platelets before October 12, 2009.

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