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6th Annual Eugene Peace Run 5k/10K Walk or Run
May 6 • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm• $10 - $20
Love running and want to use it for peace? Love peace so much that you’d run? Either way, the Eugene Peace Runis your activity. The event started six years ago when His Holiness Dalai Lama spoke at Matthew Knight Arena. He spoke about the importance of cultivating compassion as we go on our quest for peace and happiness. He also asked that people in the community work to make beneficial impacts in environmental stewardship, commit to interfaith dialog and bring in a more compassionate world. To honor the Dalai Lama’s words, the Palmo Center for Peace and Education has sponsored a Eugene Peace Run so people can be outdoors to celebrate peace, wellness and the community. Community peace organizations will have informational tables to help you get involved in following the Dalai Lama’s advice while you relish a runner’s high. The run is located at Alton Baker Park with two distances are available: 10k or 5k.
Run, walk, roll in wheelchairs or sit in silence for peace in the Eugene Peace Run at 9 am, Sunday, May 6. $20 entry fee for adults, $10 for youth and FREE for youth under 12 years old with an adult registration. — Henry Houston