Fun run raises money for children’s organization

NANAIMO – Nanaimo Unique Kids Organization hosts fun run and family fair May 2 at Maffeo Sutton Park.

Nanaimo Unique Kids Organization hosts a family fun run to help raise money and celebrate its 10-year anniversary.

The NUKO 5km Fun Run and Family Fair takes place May 2, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Maffeo Sutton Park.

The organization, which formed in 2005, provides support services to children and youth who face unique neuro-developmental disabilities. It supports upwards of 30 families annually through multiple programs.

The five-kilometre fun run and family fair includes music, entertainment and barbecue.

Registration costs $30; $15/youth; $75/family (up to five participants); and includes certificate, refreshments and T-shirt. Participants must register by April 26.

To register, or for more information, please call 250-585-6856, e-mail nukofundraiser@shaw.ca or visit www.nuko.ca.