Race for Matt and Grace 5K fundraiser is Saturday

Race for Matt and Grace 5K fundraiser is Saturday

PROVIDENCE – The 10th annual Race for Matt and Grace, a 5K run, walk, or roll event, will be held at Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., on Saturday, Sept. 21. Registration will be held from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m.

There will be a post-race party at the RIC Recreation Center immediately following the race. There will be food, drinks, raffles and entertainment. Live music will be provided by Steve Anthony & Persuasion.

Race proceeds go toward the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. Register or donate online at www.curefa.org/rfmg .

The race honors Friedreich’s Ataxia patients Matt Dilorio, Grace Hopkins, and Alex Fielding.