Lutheran Kosciusko Hosts Freaky 5K To Benefit Cancer Care Fund

Pictured (L to R) are Carolyn Kirchenstien, manager, Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital Cancer Care Center; Charles Josey, LKH chief financial officer; Hugh Gerard, director, LKH Cancer Care Center; Lynn Mergen, LKH chief executive officer; Liz Surface, Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund committee; Brian Shepherd, Freaky 5K Race director; and Bailey Schroeder, LKH community outreach coordinator. Photo Provided.

Registration is open for the Freaky 5K Family Halloween Run/Walk on Oct. 29 hosted by Lutheran Kosciusko Hospital to benefit the Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund.

The race starts at the K21 Health Services Pavilion, 1515 Provident Drive, at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 29 and is a timed event open to racers, runners and walkers. Participants are welcome to get in the Halloween spirit by running in costume. Prizes will be given to the top finishers and favorite costumes.

Freaky 5K participants can register onsite the day of the race from 8 to 9 a.m. for $30 or online until Oct. 24 for $25 here:

Proceeds go to support the Kosciusko Cancer Care Fund to benefit local community members fighting the disease.

Learn more about the Cancer Care Fund at