A 5K Walk/Run will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 on Appleton Ridge for Darcy Blethen and her family of Burketville.

Darcy has recently traveled to Austria to receive treatments for cancer that are not available here in the United States. Proceeds from this event will help alleviate the costs of treatment and living expenses for her and her family while she is over there.

Registration and check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 10 a.m.

Online registration is recommended by going to active.com and searching for 5Ks in Appleton, Maine or those who need help can call 542-9657.

For more information, log onto facebook.com/events/885825948217405/