Milford 5K Run/Walk to be held for tornado victims in May

AllyBeads Jewelry & Gifts is organizing a group of businesses in Milford, Ohio to sponsor “Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Milford 5K Run/Walk” in support of families in Moscow, Ohio who recently suffered as a result of the March 2012 tornadoes.

Funds from the event will go to the Clermont County Long Term Disaster Recovery Committee (LTRC), which assesses and assists the victims of the storms. The run/walk will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Milford’s Riverside Park located on Water Street (adjacent to The American Legion at 450 Victor Stier Drive) Milford, Ohio 45150.

Registration is now open and pre-registration is highly encouraged for the Milford 5K Run/Walk. Participants can register online at or in person at AllyBeads Jewelry & Gifts, 16 Main Street, Milford, Ohio.

The fee to participate is $25 person; or, $30 with a commemorative T-shirt.

Monetary donations are also being accepting for those who cannot participate in the run/walk. These can also be made online or in person, as noted above.

A portion of the entry fee and/or your donation is deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes to the maximum extent allowed by law. Please consult your personal tax advisor for details.

All ages are welcome to participate in the Milford 5K Run/Walk, but we are requesting no pets, skateboards, rollerblades/skates, scooters, or bicycles as a safety precaution for participants. The course will start at Riverside Park, travel Locust Street to Main to Lila Avenue; Cemetery, Garfield; South Milford; Hickory; Mound; to Main Street ending at Park National Bank at 25 Main Street. Course maps and other details will be available at the Riverside Park registration tent on May 19.

Another exciting component of the 5K Run/Walk will be a silent auction that will be open to the public the morning of the event in the parking lot of Park National Bank. Bidding will start at 9 a.m. and run through 10:30 a.m.

Announcement of winning bids will begin at 10:45 a.m. All proceeds will support LTRC. Donations are being accepted for the auction and may be dropped off at AllyBeads, 16 Main Street; or, at Park National Bank, 25 Main Street.

For event details and online registration visit For specific questions, contact AllyBeads at (513) 831-8300.