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LaGrange Road Race next weekend

Delta Theta Tau of LaGrange County is stepping it up in anticipation of the "LaGrange Road Race" on Saturday, Aug. 31. This year the sorority has more than 30 generous sponsors. The start time for the half-marathon is 7:30 a.m. The start time for the 4-milers is 8 a.m.

Lots of water stations will be provided by supporters, with the LaGrange Fire Dept providing its water truck for the half-marathon. The St. Joe Catholic Church Youth Group will provide music.

Peter Cook of Cook's Bison Ranch will be participating in the event with "Sammy" the baby buffalo. The Angola Running Club has 12 members signed up for the half-marathon.

The sorority encourages participation in this family event. All of the funds earned are targeted for those in need within LaGrange County.

Preregistration is available from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, at Chicago Joe's in LaGrange.

Registration is also available prior to the race. The sisters of Delta Theta Tau will be set up at 6 a.m. for final pickup and registration.