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Registration open for 5K in Walnut

Published: Saturday, June 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

WALNUT – The Walnut 5K Run-Walk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Research will be July 5 at Bureau Valley North Junior High School, 323 S. Main St.

Registration will be at 7 a.m. at a tent south of the school. The run-walk will start at 8 a.m. Trophies will be awarded for first, second, and third place overall male and female. The top three male and female finishers in each of the 15 age groups will receive medals.

A professional road race scoring team will give the results. The 5K is a Rock River Road Runners Circuit event.

The cost is $15 before June 28, and $20 after that. Runners who register by June 28 will receive a T-shirt. Proceeds will go to help fight ALS.

To request an entry or for more information, contact Julie Von Holten at walnut5kals@gmail.com or 815-379-2269.

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