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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker Participates in 10th Anniversary Crime Victims Fund Run and Army Ten-Miler This Weekend

For Immediate Release: 10/18/2013 6:10 PM

Contact: Scott L. Peterson Deputy Communications Manager/ Press Secretary Office of the County Executive (240) 619-9400

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will be participating in two runs this weekend.  On Saturday, October 19, the County Executive will participate in the Prince George’s County Crime Victims Fund Run 5k in College Park, MD at 9:00 a.m., and the Army Ten-Miler on Sunday, October 20 at 8:00 a.m.  Since taking office and being advised by his physician to improve his health, County Executive Baker began regular morning runs, including running with the Prince George’s County Police and Fire cadets, as well as in many charity runs around the County. 

“I look forward to running in both these events this weekend that support great causes. The Crime Victim’s Fund is an amazing resource and asset in Prince George’s County and I am looking forward to running the Army Ten-Miler in honor of my father, who was a Master Sargent in the U.S. Army,” said Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. “I have found that running has improved my health, decreased stress, and has given me wonderful opportunities to explore the County and meet new friends.  I encourage all residents to consider choosing their own favorite exercise to improve our health and our communities.”     

Prince George’s County Crime Victims Fund Run
Saturday, October 19, 2013, 9:00 AM
Race Begins: 5212 Paint Branch Pkwy, College Park, MD

US Army Ten-Miler
Sunday, October 20, 2013, 7:00 AM
Race Begins: Pentagon, Arlington, VA​