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Randy Eatherton of Glide leads a group of runners along a path at Stewart Park during the Umpqua Strong 5K and 9K run in 2018.

The Umpqua Strong 9K/5K run and walk & Virtual event will be held on Saturday at Stewart Park in Roseburg.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. next to Bill Gray Stadium at Champion Car Wash Field. COVID-19 guidelines will be enforced.

There will be no kids event this year, but they can run or walk or ride a bike.

Entry fees are $25 for adults and $12 for kids. Anyone interested in participating needs to pre-register by 7 p.m. Friday.

This will mark the fourth year of the race (last year was canceled due to a lack of volunteers) and fifth year the event honors the victims in the Oct. 1, 2015, shooting at Umpqua Community College.

Information: 541-972-3251, or email umpquastrong9k5k@gmail.com.

Tom Eggers can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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