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Additional Location Information
6801 Main St.
Downers Grove, IL 60516
(Start and Finish line is on the North end of the park (immediately behind the fire house).
About This Event
The 2nd Annual Race presented by a coalition of local churches to benefit Africa New Life Ministries and their work to provide food, shelter, and education for street children in Rwanda. It's a great community event that benefits a very worthwhile cause. Awards for Top 3 Male & Female Runners. Medals for Top 3 Males & Females in each age group. Refreshment Tent, Music, Massage Chairs, Running Store Vendors, Face Painting & other activities for the kids & Lots of Great Raffle Prizes at the finish.
Please park in the North lot of McCollum Park.
From 355, Exit at 63rd St and head East. Turn South onto Main St. McCollum Park will be on your left.
USATF Course Certification NumberUSATF Certified Course ID = IL10090JW
Start and finish line is located on the north end of McCollum Park (behind the firehouse). Split times and water available on the course. Here is a link to the course map on the USATF website. http://www.usatf.org/events/courses/maps/showMap.asp?courseID=IL10090JW
Short sleeve tech t-shirts guaranteed for all pre-registered runners. Awards and medals for Top 3 Male & Female Overall. Age group medals for the Top 3 Male & Female. Age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over.
Post Race Activities
Refreshments, Great Raffle Prizes, Multiple Joint and Postural Screening, Free Massages, Face Painting for kids, Running Store Vendors, Sponsor Booths
Packet Pick Up and Race Day RegistrationOptional Pre-Race Packet Pick Up is available on Thursday, June 20th at Runners Grove (5155 Main St, Downers Grove) between the hours of 11am - 1pm or 5pm - 7:30pm.
Otherwise, packets may be picked up on Race Day at the registration tent between the hours of 7:00 - 7:45am. Race Day Registration is $35 (5k) and $30 (2 Mile).
Proceeds BenefitAll of the proceeds will go directly toward building a much needed church and well/water system for the village of Kageyo, Rwanda via Africa New Life Ministries. To learn more about this project or the ministry of ANL, please visit www.africanewlife.org
Chicago Area Runners Association
This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA’s Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.
Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.
The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – further, faster, better, for life.
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Waiver and Release
Waiver in consideration of this entry, I hereby for myself, heirs, executors, and administrators, waive any and all claims I may have for damages against Four Corners Community Church, its employees, agents, directors, officers and affiliated corporations, CHICAGO AREA RUNNERS ASSOCIATION, and all event sponsors and all individuals associated with the event, their representatives, successors and assigns for any and all injuries suffered by me in connection with this event, including pre and post race activities. I have been warned that I must be in good health to participate in this event, and I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have trained sufficiently for this event. If I am not 18 years old by the day of the race, consent has been given by a parent or guardian with their signature on this waiver form. I hereby grant permission to have Four Corners Community Church and its authorized agents to use my name and photograph, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose. I furthermore understand that there will be no refunds. The race will take place rain or shine, but will be cancelled if conditions become unsafe for participants. UNSIGNED ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.