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|MAD Dash 5K Run/ Walk||
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Making a Difference for foster kids
Saturday, April 22, 2017
5K Run /Walk
$25 Adults, $15 Students, $60 Family, NO Price Increase Day Of
Race begins 9:00 am Packet Pick-up 8:30 am
Spencer Park, Appleton Rd, Belvidere
Chip Timed by Tri3 Timing
There are over 3,000 foster children in Boone and Winnebago counties. The Mad Dash will raise money for camp and a mentoring program for these children. Our hope is to rebuild trust and self-confidence. Volunteers spend time showing the children that they matter, that they are important and that they are not forgotten. The highlight of camp week is "Everybody's Birthday Party". We sing Happy Birthday to each child individually and everyone receives a birthday gift.
You can make a difference. You can change sadness into hope. You can help us confront abuse and change lives. REGISTER TODAY!
From Rockford - Take State Street to Belvidere. Turn Right on Appleton Rd. Turn right on road in the middle of the big curve, just before the cemetery. This road is the entrance to Spencer Park.
From Chicago- Take the Belvidere exit off of I90. Turn right onto Genoa Rd. Genoa Rd around Belvidere. At the 5th Stop light continue straight ahead. The road becomes Genoa Rd. Turn right in the middle of the big curve, just before the cemetery. This road is the entrance to Spencer Park.
Pick up your race packet the day of the race in the pavilion at the top of the hill. Packet pick up will begin at 8:30 am
Day of race registration will be available on line or you can register in person at the pavilion with cash payment. Day of race fees are: $35.00 Adults, $20 Children / Youth. $60 Family Rate
Event t-shirts will not be available for purchase day of race.
Parking is available behind the pavilion and in front of the pavilion by the baseball diamond. Additional parking in available if you follow the drive around the park.
The race will be held rain or shine; please bring or wear weather-appropriate apparel. No refunds will be offered.
There are NO DOGS ALLOWED on the race course, even for race spectators. Please leave your pets at home – we love animals and do not want to see them trapped in a vehicle!
Strollers (not wagons) will be allowed for participants and spectators because all race courses are paved. Participants using strollers are asked to stay to the side of the starting line and not block paths during the race or at the finish line. No wagons, bikes, in-line skates, or any other unauthorized vehicle will be allowed on the racing trails.
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