Registration is underway for the 13th annual Paige's Butterfly Run.
The event, which used to take place at Palmer Elementary School, will be held Saturday June 6 in downtown Syracuse at the Federal Building and consists of a 9 a.m. start 5K run, a 9:45 a.m. start caterpillar crawl and a 10 a.m. start 3K fun run/walk. New this year is the 5K centipede, a unique team running effort in which co-ed participants are connected to each other by a rope and then run five kilometers. There is plenty of parking for participants and spectators, and the event precedes the Taste of Syracuse.
Paige Yeomans Arnold was a student at Palmer Elementary School. In 1993, she was diagnosed with leukemia and died in 1994 at the age of eight. This event honors her memory, and proceeds benefit Paige's Cancer Research Fund, Paige's Family Assistance Fund, the Paige Yeomans Arnold Memorial Endowment Fund, Paige's Family Fun Fund and the Baldwinsville Community Scholarship Foundation. Last year the event raised $140,000. For more information or to register, visit pbrun.org.