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30th Annual Elvis Presley 5K Run Honors Elvis' Legacy

August 10, 2012

The Elvis Presley 5K Run benefiting LivItUp, Inc. (formerly the UCP of the MidSouth) will kick off Saturday, August 11, at 8:00 a.m. at the gates of Graceland helping commemorate the life and legacy of the king.

The mission at Livitup, Inc is to advance the independence and productivity of children and adults with various types of disabilities. The money raised through the Elvis 5k helps support Camp Livitup and other programs offered in the community.

Registration will be held from 6:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. The 5K run begins at 8:00 a.m. and the Race Day Awards Celebration will conclude the ceremony at 10:00 a.m. T-shirts will be available on-site or you can purchase yours here at Graceland on Friday.

After the race, join Livitup, Inc. at the intersection of Elvis Presley Blvd and Craft Rd (click here for map) for food, music and a special appearance by the Budweiser Clydesdales!

For more information on The Elvis Presley 5K Run, please call Kelly Luckett at 901-316-0377, email or visit