In the sixth annual Mike Archer Memorial 5K on Saturday, Oct. 28, organizers hope to raise more than $30,000 for the American Cancer Society. The run takes place in Memorial Park in Beacon. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the race at 10 a.m.
The event honors Beacon native and police officer Mike Archer, who died of esophageal cancer in 2002. Registration is $20, or $15 for students. See mikearcher5k.eventbrite.com.