Runnin’ for Prestin 5K Run/Walk

By: Chris Kiser Last Updated: September 5, 2012

Prestin-ButcherRunnin' for Prestin, a 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, September 22, at Washington Park in Michigan City. Prestin Butcher, an 11 year old La Porte County resident, was diagnosed in June 2011 with Medulloblastoma, a very aggressive brain cancer. The race will begin at 8:00 am.

The race begins at 8:00 am. The course starts on Lake Shore Drive, adjacent to the JayCee stage, finishing back at the stage. Computerized chip timing will be provided by T&H Timing. Register online at

For more information, visit the event page at 100% of the proceeds will go to the Butcher family.