Registration open for Bennington Lake charity run


WALLA WALLA — Online-only registration is under way for the first “Mary Hanna Memorial HIV/AIDS 5K Race & Walk,” to be held May 4 at 9 a.m. at Bennington Lake.

Blue Mountain Heart to Heart and Walla Walla’s HIV and AIDS nonprofit support services agency is hosting the event. Proceeds will help fund education and outreach programs.

The event is named after a Whitman College professor known for her wit, energy and enthusiasm. She arrived at Whitman College in 1982 as an associate professor of political science and become the first chairwoman of the Whitman faculty, retiring in 2000. She died in 2010 from cancer.

Registration is $30 and may be completed at .

There will no registration site at Bennington Lake. For details visit, call t 529-4744 or email


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