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First Responders 5K, preparedness fair set for Saturday in Cook Park

Cook Park in Tigard will host the First Responder 5K Fun Run/Walk and Preparedness Fair this Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m.

The event is a fundraiser for the American Red Cross Cascades Region. It is hosted by SERVPRO of Tigard/Tualatin. Registration is available online and at the event starting at 8 a.m., with the race itself starting at 9 a.m.

The preparedness fair portion of the event also begins at 8 a.m. The Red Cross said it will provide attendees with “practical tips to start preparing for disasters.”

Additionally, stations will be set up along the course with information and supplies so that runners and walkers can assemble a disaster preparedness starter kit as they go.

The cost to participate is $35. Children ages 13 and younger have free admission.

All participants will receive a T-shirt and can take home their disaster kit.

More than 15 emergency response organizations are set to participate in the event, according to the Red Cross.

More information and registration are available online.

Cook Park is located at 17005 S.W. 92nd Ave., Tigard.