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Sikhs Plan Another 6K Run on Wis. Shooting Anniversary

Updated: 07/12/2014 3:29 PM
Created: 07/12/2014 1:44 PM KSTP.com

Members of Wisconsin's Sikh community are planning another 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) run in memory of the six victims gunned down in their Milwaukee-area temple two years ago.
    
The Chardhi Kala 6K will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek. The Punjabi name refers to a state of constant optimism, which reflects an acceptance of God's will.
    
The $15 registration fee will help support a scholarship fund for students who have dedicated themselves to community service.
    
The run commemorates the shooting on Aug. 5, 2012, when a white supremacist walked into the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin and opened fire. He killed several priests and worshippers and injured five other people before killing himself.
    
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Online:
    
Chardhi Kala 6K: http://www.chardhikala6kwi.org
    
Sikh Temple of Wisconsin: http://www.sikhtempleofwisconsin.com

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