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Miles Perret Cancer Services holding virtual walk/run during Thanksgiving holiday

Posted at 6:16 PM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 19:16:00-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — Miles Perret Cancer Services announced it is holding a virtual walk/run called A Mile for Miles Nov. 22 - 29 to give families a chance to come together during the Thanksgiving holiday while supporting families fighting cancer.

Participants can pick their own course and walk or run 1 mile with family and friends anytime between Nov. 22 - 29.

They are asked to track their walk or run using a fitness tracker app of their choice, like MapMyRun, Runkeeper, Strava, etc). To receive credit, participants need to submit their name along with a screenshot of their results by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. Results will then be compiled and posted online.

Registration is $25 for adults 13 and up and $20 for children under 12. The deadline to register is Nov. 16.

For more details about the race including how to register, visit

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