The second annual Up Front for DeMar Race will raise funds for a scholarship established in the memory of Spc. Michael R. DeMarsico II.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The second annual Up Front for DeMar 5K Race and 1-mile Walk, to raise money for the Michael R. DeMarsico Scholarship Fund, will be held on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m.
The race will kick off at the Veterans Memorial and ends at the American Legion.
Army Spc. Michael R. DeMarsico II was killed by by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Aug. 16, 2012.
Participants can register at RaceWire.com
for $20 or by a mail-in form available at the YMCA, Planet Fitness, Olympia Sports or the Berkshire Running Center in Pittsfield. Registration will also take place prior to the race at the starting line from 7 a.m. to 8:30 for a $25 fee.
Participants are asked to bring an item or items for care packages to be sent out to those serving overseas.
The first 150 registrants will receive a T-shirt.
The annual Veterans Day parade will follow after the race.
For more information or to sponsor the event, contact Eileen Monyahan at 413-663-7898.