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Dodgers Foundation to host 5K and Kids Fun Run

PHOENIX -- The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation will hold its first 5K Run and Kids Fun Run on Sept. 21 at Dodger Stadium.

The race course includes views of Dodger Stadium, downtown Los Angeles, a cool-down run around the Dodger Stadium warning track and appearances by Dodger Alumni League members. Awards will be given to top participants in male and female categories. The Kids Fun Run will take place at 10 a.m. PT on the Dodger Stadium warning track.

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Registration is now open online at www.dodgers.com/5K. Fee for the 5K Run is $40 and $25 for the Kids Fun Run now through June 30. Registration is open through race weekend or until the event sells out. The LADF 5K Run is for all ages and the Kids Fun Run is for 12 years and under. Parking is free and spectators can watch the race along the course and from the left and right-field pavilion seats. Each LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run participate will receive a Dodger T-shirt and medal.

The first 1,000 5K registrants will receive a Dodgers ticket voucher redeemable for one Reserve level ticket for one game this season (June 2, June 16, June 18, June 30, July 2, Aug. 16, Aug. 19 or Aug. 21). All proceeds from the LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run benefit LADF's cornerstone programs and charitable giving to underserved youth in the areas of sports, education and health.

Fans are encouraged to set personal fundraising goals to attain exciting incentives including an autographed photo, autographed baseball, autographed jersey or the top incentive which is the opportunity to throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to a Dodgers game in 2015.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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