Gresham searching for Lilac Run beneficiary
Applications for the Gresham Lilac Run beneficiary are now open and will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2. The beneficiary must be a local nonprofit organization working in the community to serve underserved youths and families and promote physical, mental and emotional well-being.
The 2022 run raised more than $20,000 for the nonprofit Girls on the Run Portland Metro organization. Their work empowers young girls locally by providing recreation opportunities and mentoring connections.
The award is based on race sign up fees and no specific amount will be guaranteed.
The fifth annual Gresham Lilac Run will be on Saturday, April 22, 2023. The event will include a 5K run/walk, 10K and half marathon courses that begin and end at Main City Park.
Registration for the run will be opening in the fall.
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