PROVIDENCE – The 12th 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. 18. Registration will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. There will be a speaking program at 9:30 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m.

Race proceeds go toward the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. Register or donate online at .

Each year the race has honored Friedreich’s Ataxia patients Matt Dilorio, Grace Hopkins, and Alex Fielding. Dilorio died on July 4 and the event will continue on in his memory.

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