Run around Dodger Stadium.

Do something healthy!

Today’s announcement from the Dodgers will appeal to fitness enthusiasts:

The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced today its first annual 5K Run and Kids Fun Run set for September 21 at Dodger Stadium. Registration for the LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run is now open online at www.dodgers.com/5K. The 5K Run begins at 8:30 a.m. The race course includes views of Dodger Stadium, downtown Los Angeles, a cool-down run around the Dodger Stadium warning track and appearances by Dodger Alumni League members. Awards will be given to top participants in male and female categories. The Kids Fun Run will take place at 10:00 a.m. on the Dodger Stadium warning track.

Fans can register for the 5K Run for just $40 and just $25 for the Kids Fun Run now through June 30. Registration is open through race weekend or until the event sells out. The LADF 5K Run is for all ages and the Kids Fun Run is for youngsters 12 years and under. Parking is free on September 21 and spectators can watch the race along the course and from the left and right-field pavilion seats. Each LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run participate will receive a Dodger tech shirt and medal.

The first 1,000 5K registrants will receive a Dodger ticket voucher redeemable for one Reserve level ticket for one game this season (June 2, June 16, June 18, June 30, July 2, August 16, August 19 or August 21). All proceeds from the LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run benefit LADF’s cornerstone programs and charitable giving to underserved youth in the areas of sports, education and health. Fans are encouraged to set personal fundraising goals to attain exciting incentives including an autographed photo, autographed baseball, autographed jersey or the top incentive which is the opportunity to throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to a Dodger game in 2015.

Complete details on the LADF 5K Run and Kids Fun Run can be found by visiting www.dodgers.com/5K.

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.