Help out El Portal Middle School and enjoy some exercise at the same time. The El Portal Panther 5k and 1-mile Fun Run/Walk are scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7 starting at 8 a.m. The start and finish line will be at El Portal Middle School at 805 First St., Escalon. Cost is $25 for the 5k run for Early Bird registration, before Feb. 3; cost is $30 after Feb. 3. Cost for the 1 mile Fun Run is $25; cost for Escalon Unified School District students is $20. All proceeds benefit the El Portal Parents Club General Fund. Register online at active.com or in the El Portal Middle School office. For more information, contact Annette Wing at 209-606-7161. The event is sponsored by the El Portal Parents Club.