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Delaware County Hero Run Set for October 14th

Delaware County Council joined Ed Kelly, Delaware County Hero Run Committee Member on Oct. 3 to announce the 18th annual Run for Heroes. The 5K walk/run is the largest fundraiser for the Delaware County Hero Scholarship Fund, which was established in 1977 by County Council to provide education scholarships for the children of police, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel who were killed in the line of duty. Since the run was founded in 2000, over $500,000 has been raised. Delaware County Hero Run Committee Member Ed Kelly presented a check to the Delaware County Hero Scholarship Fund. This year’s run will be held on Sunday, October 14th at 9am at the Springfield Township Municipal Building. Registration information can be found here:


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