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SUBMITTED PHOTO Runners line up for the start of the 2018 Waverly Waddle 5K Walk/Run at the Waverly Community House.

WAVERLY TWP. — The Waverly Community House (Comm), 1115 North Abington Road, will hold its annual Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 11. This Mother’s Day Race honors mothers and caregivers.

Registration includes timing by Kirby Race Timing. T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 registered participants.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. Check-in is from 8-8:45 a.m. on the back lawn of theComm. For those who register by Thursday, May 9, the fees are $20 for adults and $12 for participants 12 years and under. On race day, registration fees are $25 for adults and $15 for participants 12 and under. A family rate (three or more participants) is available for $35 in advance registration or $40 on race day. All proceeds benefit recreation programs at the Comm.

A Junior Waddle for children age 10 and under will take place immediately following the Waddle. There is no registration fee for the Junior Waddle and all participants will receive an award.

Medals will be given in the following categories: first, second and third place runners in age groups: 50-plus, 30-49, 16-29 and 15 and under. Gift cards from the National Running Center will be presented to the first overall male and female runners and medals will be awarded to the first overall male and female walkers.

Major sponsors for the race are: Anders P. Nelson, M.D.; Karam Orthodontics; Constantino’s Catering and Events; Dell’Aglio Automotive Services; Quinn, Mariotti & Abod and Toyota of Scranton. Additional sponsors include: Walker & Walker, P.C.; Elk Mountain Ski Resort; Allied Glass Industries, Inc.; Roba Family Farms; Peoples Security Bank, P.C.; Nat E. Levinson, M.D. and ProActive Family Chiropractic.

For more information and registration forms, visit or call the 570-586-8191, ext. 2.