Highwood Taco 5K Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll

Sat July 23, 2022 Highwood, IL 60040 US
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Highwood Taco 5K Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll

$35 9:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Registration ends July 23, 2022 at 9:00am CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.celebratehighwood.org/taco-fest-5-k-run/.

Place
335 Waukegan Ave.
Highwood, IL US 60040
Description

Highwood's Taco 5K Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll, benefitting the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic, will take place Saturday, July 23rd at 9am in Downtown Highwood. The start/finish line will be in front of The Bent Fork Bakery at 355 Waukegan Avenue.  Sprinters, scooters, strollers, bikes, wagons, and pets are welcome!

Tickets are $35 and include run t-shirt, complimentary taco from award winning La Plancha Loca, and for participants 21 and older, a complimentary Ravinia Brewing Company beer, Freshie tequila seltzer, or Party Can margarita to enjoy at Taco Fest, located at Everts Park or Highwood Days, located at the Highwood Metra Station parking lot through Sunday July 24th. For more information visit Taco Fest and Highwood Days on the Celebrate Highwood website.

Proceeds from this run will benefit the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (formerly the Highland Park-Highwood Legal Aid Clinic). For more than seven years the Clinic has provide accessible, quality, equitable, free legal services in the areas of domestic violence, housing, and immigration to give low-income, at-risk community members access to justice and the opportunity to live productive and secure lives. During this unprecedented time in the world, NSLAC has had an equally unprecedented commitment to responding to the legal needs of low-income, at-risk individuals and families in suburban Cook County, Illinois and throughout Lake County, Illinois. NSLAC has been a beacon of hope for so many, including a mother and her children seeking safety from an abuser, for a family seeking safe living conditions, and a married couple seeking lawful permanent residency so that they may stay together in this country.

PACKET PICK-UP: Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 at the Celebrate Highwood booth at Taco Fest in Everts Park, 111 North Avenue, Highwood, IL 60040.
*On-site registration and packet pick-up in front of Bent Fork Bakery starting at 7:30am on race day.

NOTES: Stroller, bike, scooter, wagon and pet friendly! Special route for walkers. We need course marshals! Volunteer HERE.

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