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Rotary Club announces 10th annual fundraiser

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NEWS RELEASE — The Rotary Club of Wausau will host the 10th Annual WRUT ‘n Run fundraising event for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities on Sat. Oct. 7 at Granite Peak Ski Area at the base of Rib Mountain.

The event will raise funds to support community services for youth, education and hunger. Multiple trail runs will be designated for families and serious competitors who register online before Sept. 29 at All registered participants will receive a T-shirt and swag bag.

Trophies will be awarded to winners of each event including: Kids’ Wrut ‘n Fun Run, 5K Race the Base, 5K Conquer the Mountain, 10K Adventure Run, and the 4-Hour WRUT Team Relay or Solo. The Granite Peak Ski area will also be offering chair-lift rides.

About Rotary Club of Wausau

Founded in Wausau, Wis. in 1916, the Rotary Club of Wausau consists of local business, government and civic leaders who fund local youth scholarships, community programs and other projects–and meet weekly to learn about community issues and activities. The club meets Mondays at noon at the Jefferson Street Inn. More information at

About Rotary International

Founded in Chicago, USA on February 23, 1905, Rotary is a global network of volunteers who share a passion for enhancing communities and improving lives around the world. Rotary clubs participate in an array of service projects that address community needs at home and abroad – from fighting disease and providing clean water to supporting education, growing local economies and promoting peace. Rotary’s top priority is the global eradication of polio – a paralyzing yet vaccine-preventable disease that is now 99.9 percent eliminated from the world.

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