Highway Half Marathon & 5K … One and Done!

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Be part of history!  Run and/or walk on the new U.S. 31 Highway in Kokomo before it opens to traffic.  Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  Register today!  Online and downloadable registration forms available here.

Runners and walkers participating in both the half marathon and 5K will start together at Morning Star Church in Kokomo at 9:00 a.m.  The courses will be slightly different, but all half marathon and 5K participants who successfully complete their event will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal upon crossing the finish line.

Not interested in running?  Sign up to be a volunteer!  Volunteers will be needed in a variety of capacities during this unique community event.

For more details, call the Kokomo Family YMCA at (765) 457-4447 or visit www.highwayhalf.org.

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2013 Taste of Kokomo brings food, fun & music to Foster Park!

LoCash Cowboys will perform at the 2013 Taste of Kokomo in Foster Park

LoCash Cowboys will perform at the 2013 Taste of Kokomo in Foster Park

Where can you experience food from 25 local restaurants, kid’s activities, beer garden, 5 bands, and fun contests, including: Coney Dog Throwdown (vote for the best coney in town!), Hot Wing Contest, Pie Eating Contest, and a Gourmet Burger Cook-Off?  Don’t miss the Taste of Kokomo in Foster Park on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 5-11 p.m.

Bring the entire family out for an evening of fun and live music featuring headliner LoCash Cowboys with special guests Uncle Boozie, Paul Stout Country, Jason Skaggs Band, Rewind, and Inside Out.  Admission is free!  For more information, call the United Way of Howard County at (765) 457-6691 or visit their website.