The 8th annual Up Front for DeMar 5K race and 1 mile walk will be held this Sunday November 10 starting at 9 A.M.

The event is to raise money for the SPC Michael R. DeMarsico II scholarship fund and to honor Michael and all who serve and have served. SPC DeMarsico was killed in action on August 16, 2012 while serving in Afghanistan at the front of his battalion searching for IED's.

Fittingly, the race begins at the Veterans Memorial in North Adams and ends at the American Legion. You can register online here, or by contacting Eileen at 413-212-0445 or emailing upfrontfordemar5k@gmail.com . Packet pickup and race registration will be held at the American Legion Saturday from 4 to 7 P.M.

Race day registration also will be available at 7:30 A.M. Sunday at the starting line. More info can be found on Facebook.