Fort McCoy News April 28, 2017

Fort McCoy raises awareness with fitness

during April Showers 5k

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And they're off!

Runners take off at the start of the April Showers 5k Run/Walk on April 13 in front of Rumpel Fitness Center. The event was held in honor of several April awareness months, including Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual-Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Participants were encouraged to dress in blue or teal in observance of those months. Also, the Fort McCoy Child and Youth Services' No More Task Force was at the event to hand out information on assault and harassment prevention.

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Opening remarks

Fort McCoy Garrison Commander Col. David J. Pinter Sr. provides opening remarks at the start of the event.

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All ages

Participants, both young and older, came out in droves and brought strollers and bicycles.

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