The sixth annual “Klepto” 5k to benefit The Major David Brodeur Memorial Foundation will be held Sunday, October 15.

Registration is $30 online, $35 race day. Participants can register at https://racewire.com/register.php?id=7840.  The race will kick off from North American Martyrs Church at 8 Wyoma Dr., Auburn at 1pm. Everyone is invited to run or walk and stay for the post race events. Please no dogs.

All participants will receive a tee shirt; early registrations will receive long sleeve tech tees while supplies last. There will be food, beer (21+), a DJ, and kids events.  The post race event will feature Wormtown Brewery, Catering Options and a DJ. Race and after party are included in your registration.

Air Force Major David L. Brodeur, formerly of Auburn, MA, died April 27, 2011 at Kabul Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Major Brodeur was educated in the Auburn public schools graduating with honors from Auburn High in 1994. While in high school he played soccer and was an accomplished track and field athlete who won Southern Worcester County League and District Class B individual championships. He served as Treasurer and President of the Student Council and was a member of the National Honor Society; represented Auburn High at the Annual Student Government Day Program sponsored by the Massachusetts State Legislature and received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for his service to Auburn High and the Town of Auburn.

Major Brodeur was an F-16 instructor, Flight Commander, and Weapons ADO for the 18th Aggressor Squadron. He was a Senior Pilot with more than 1600 flight hours in fighter aircraft. David is survived by his wife and children, Elizabeth and David.

This year’s sponsors include:

Mass Ten Enterprises Elevator
Stowe and Degon
Unibank
David & Rosalie Grenon
Quality Beverages – Auburn
O’Connell & O’Connell, P.C. Attorneys at Law
James Monroe Wire & Cable
Savers Bank
Emerson Realtors
Fletcher Tilton, PC
Marsh-Kemp Insurance Agency, Inc.
Wormtown Brewery
Team Hoyt
Law Office of Scott C. Wrenn, PC
Webster Five
Marois Brothers Construction
Closet and Storage Systems
Millbury Federal Credit Union
Molasses Hill Woodworking
Mercier Electric Co.
Fuller Automotive
Knights of Columbus
I am T-Shirts
Park N Shop

The mission of The Major David Brodeur Memorial Foundation is to honor the life of Major David Brodeur by working collaboratively with Auburn High School students to provide grants in the areas of academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities. You can learn more by visiting their website at brodeurfoundation.com.  For additional information, contact