Weekend walk supports diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association is hosting its signature fundraising and awareness walk in Vancouver this month.

The “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” event begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at Vancouver Landing (next to Red Lion at the Quay), 100 Columbia St. Participants can choose from 1-, 3- or 6-mile courses.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. Sept. 29. Online registration is available at http://www.diabetes.org/clarkcountystepout.

The event also includes lunch provided by Sweet Tomatoes, live music, kids activities, a bouncy house and vendor booths.

All money raised during the event will support diabetes research, programs and awareness efforts.