Team Julia’s will for the sixth year participate in the Kent Pumpkin Run Oct. 28.

Festivities begin with a kids’ fun run at 11:15 a.m., followed by a 5-mile run/walk at noon.

The USATF certified course will begin at Kent Town Hall with live music, refreshments and more.

Team members will receive both the Kent Pumpkin Run T-shirt and Team Julia’s Wings jersey to wear at the event.

“We are so grateful to our sponsor, CALM & Co, who will once again provide restorative massages to our participants after the race,” said Mike Malsin.

Julia’s Wings Foundation ( was founded by the Malsin Family after Julia Malsin, 13, suffered a year-long battle against aplastic anemia, which is a rare bone marrow failure disease.

JWF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission of honoring Julia Malsin by providing assistance to families of children with the life threatening hematological diseases; aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH, raising awareness of these diseases, and funding medical research.

For more information and to register for Team Julia’s Wings, visit the website.