Runners and walkers of all abilities get ready!
    The 9th Annual Special Kids race is on this Saturday, March 7 at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. Included are a one-mile family fun run, a 5K, 10K and 15K.
    The event welcomes all levels of participants and encourages everyone to get involved. Presented by founding sponsor Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & Surgicenter, a bevvy of additional sponsors are attached to help make the event a success.
    To participate in the race, fees are $60 for the 15K; $55 for the 10K; $50 for the 5K and $25 for the one-mile family fun run. A "Virtual Runner" option is also available for $30 if a participant would like to be involved but cannot attent the actual race. Register for the event at specialkidsrace.org.
    Special Kids is a Christian therapy and nursing center for children with special needs. The Murfreesboro-based ministry started with one child in 1998 and has grown to serve more than 4,500 children from  19 counties in Middle Tennessee. For more information on Special Kids, visit the website or call 615-893-4892. Murfreesboro Medical Center (where the Special Kids Race begins, is located at 1272 Garrison Drive in Murfreesboro.