Dusty Mangham will run Aug. 22 from C.J.’s Restaurant in Oxford to Sonic in Alexandria to help raise funds for Kylie Hicks of Tennessee who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. You may make donations at Alabama Teachers Credit Union in the name of “Run for Kylie Hicks.”
The Jacksonville State University Glow Dash 5K for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 beginning on Dillon Field on the JSU campus. Register to run at ACTIVE.com (http://www.active.com/jacksonville-al/running/distance-running-races/jsu-glow-dash-2014?int) Registration is $20 through Friday and $25 day of the race. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. the day of the race. Glow-in-the-dark supplies will be given out as a part of the registration. The event is for all ages and is in collaboration with the Summer Reading Program and the 2014 selection, The Fault in our Stars by John Green. Proceeds go to support the Summer Reading Program and cancer research.