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El Monte Community Invited to Join Family Walk/Run

by Valerie Martinez

El Monte

The El Monte Police Department and City of El Monte will host the inaugural El Monte Police 5k/1k Family Walk/Run Foot Pursuit on Saturday, Feb. 8, to raise funds for local high school scholarships.
The cost for the event, sponsored by the El Monte Police Officers’ Association, is $5 for high school age students and younger and $20 for adults.
The entree price includes a T-shirt and medal that will be given to all participants who complete the run. A free T-shirt will be given to the first 300 registrants.
A $100 cash prize will be given to the fastest male and female in the 5k run.
Check-in time is at 7 a.m. and the start time is at 8 a.m. at El Monte City Hall, 11333 Valley Blvd. Pre-package pick-up will be available from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7 at the El Monte Police Station.
Participants can register at
For more information, call (626) 580-2100, or email or

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