AUGUSTA — The second annual Rachel’s Run and Kids’ Fun will take place from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, at Capitol Park.

This family event begins with a 5K run or walk along the Kennebec River Rail Trail, from Augusta to Hallowell and back. In addition to the run, there will be an obstacle course for children, nature games, refreshments, prizes, and more. Strollers are welcome.

The Liberal Cup in Hallowell will host an after-party with a free drink for all participants.

Early registration deadline is Sept. 15. All proceeds support the Natural Resource Council of Maine’s work reducing the threat of toxic chemicals.

For more information and registration, visit

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