Lace up your sneakers for the Underground Railroad Run


COM Ungerground railroad photoThe Westfield Washington Education Development Foundation’s annual Underground Railroad Run, Fitness Walk & Health Fair will be held on March 24.

Activities will start at 8 a.m. with a health fair at Westfield High School. Runners will take their mark at 9 a.m. for the 5K race followed by the 3K fitness walk at 9:20 a.m.

All proceeds from the event support the Education Foundation and benefit the community by funding educational grant programs for teachers and college scholarships for Westfield students. The Education Foundation invests its resources into programs for learning enrichment provided by the many dedicated teachers in our schools.

Since its inception in 1986, the Education Foundation has provided more than $139,000 in teaching grants to support innovative classroom enrichment. In addition, greater than $508,000 in college scholarships has been awarded to new Westfield High School graduates.

Registration forms are available on the district website, For more information, contact Foundation Executive Director Jan Skinner

If you are interested in having a booth at the health fair, contact Teresa Layton at 867-6605.