By News-Register staff • 

Sheridan High graduate runs for diabetes

SHERIDAN - Ron Reid, a Sheridan High School graduate and Spartans' assistant track and field coach, will celebrate his 69th birthday Wednesday, Oct. 14, by running 69 laps on the high school track as part of his "Run to stop diabetes" effort.

Reid, a retired Portland Public School teacher, will start running at 7 a.m. He hopes to finish by 11.

Individuals can make a donation for each lap Reid completes. Donations can be placed in an onside container. Checks made payable to Reid, with a memo line of "Stop Diabetes," can also be mailed to 13025 S.E. Washington St., Portland, OR 97233. 

For information, contact Reid at 971-255-0829 or