RUNNIN’ THE STREETS! Rhythm Run 5k August 17

Our Kitchen Table and the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market are proud supporters of the 2013 GRAAHI Rhythm Run 5k Run/Walk. Sponsored by the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute (GRAAHI) the run and walk take place 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., beginning at Martin Luther King Jr. Park (corner of Franklin Street and Fuller Avenue SE).

The run’s goal is to celebrate health and fitness in the Grand Rapids African American Community. GRAAHI will award trophies and medals to the first and second place male and female winners in three age groups:

During the run and walk, GRAAHI is also providing refreshments, entertainment, games and opportunity for younger children to take part in a Kid’s Fun Run. Be sure to stop by the OKT table and say howdy, if you get a chance!

Registration is available online at or at the GRAAHI office, 515 Michigan NE, Suite 102, Grand Rapids. Participants who register before August 16 pay $20. Later registration costs $25.  REACH grants are available for those who cannot afford the participation fee.