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Miles-4-Smiles Races Benefit Children Battling Cancer

Amanda Riley Foundation event is scheduled June 7 at Tribble Mill Park.

Miles-4-Smiles Race/Walk is June 7 at Tribble Mill Park
Miles-4-Smiles Race/Walk is June 7 at Tribble Mill Park

The fourth annual Miles-4-Smiles Race/Walk benefitting the Amanda Riley Foundation is scheduled at 8 a.m. June 7 at Tribble Mill Park in Gwinnett County.

The Foundation is a non-profit charity that supports children battling cancer. It is named for Amanda Riley, a Snellville teen who had dreams of teaching the third grade at Brookwood Elementary, but died at the age of 17 of a rare form of cancer.

(See the YouTube video tribute attached to this article, and read more about Amanda here)

The event will include 5- and 10-kilometer races on Tribble Mill’s paved trail. Male and female winners will receive $100.

Costs are $20 to $35, depending on category. There also will be a Family Fun Festival, with music, vendor booths, food and a raffle. Raffles tickets ($1 each) will be sold for a three-day vacation to Hilton Head and other prizes.

For more information, and to register, go to www.amandarileyfoundation.org.

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