Run for the Health of It

Event type and distance: 
5K race and 2 mile fun run
Race Date : 
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Race Start time for each distance: 
7:00 a.m.
Entry form: 
Name of park, lake or trail : 

Pearce Community Center

Event Venue: 
Pearce Community Center
Starting line address: 
610 W Cedar
City: 
Chillicothe
Zip code: 
61523
Sponsor or race organizer : 

Pearce Community Center

Registration dates: 
Open now until the morning of the race
Month, day and year of race: 
July 8, 2017
Race entry fee: 
$15 by June 25; $25 after June 25
Mail entries to: 
Pearce Community Center, 610 W Cedar, Chillicothe, IL 61523
Packet pick-up: 
Packet pickup will be available Thursday, July 5 from noon to 5:00PM, and again on Friday, July 7 from noon to 8:00PM for everyone who has registered by Wednesday, July 5.
Swag, t-shirt sizes: 
Premium moisture management t-shirts available to purchase for $15 by June 25, 2017
Race Day Parking: 
Pearce Community Center
Link to the results from previous years: 
Upload race results: 
Race director: 
Raquel Herron
How many years has this race been held: 
24
Race timed, managed or directed by: 

Pearce Community Center, chip timing devices

Difficulty: 
flat course
How many runners, Capacity : 
200
Prize Money, trophies, age groups: 
Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners in each category: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65+. Awards for overall male and female finishers will also be presented for the 5K run a
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Pearce Community Center is hosting its 24th Annual Run for the Health of It 5K Run and 2-Mile Walk on Saturday, July 8th.

The 5K course has been certified by USA Track and Field. It will take participants through the paved, flat streets of Chillicothe. Water will be provided throughout the course.

The race begins at 7:00AM with registration and check in available from 6:00-6:30AM. The 5K race course and 2-mile walk will begin and end at Pearce Community Center. Breakfast and the awards ceremony will take place in the banquet room immediately after the race.

A free fun run for kids will be offered after the awards ceremony at 9:30 AM. Kids are invited to run 600 meters around Pearce beginning and ending at the front of the building. Registration is not required; however, parents must sign a consent form. All participants will receive a ribbon at the finish line. Children five and under must be accompanied on the course by an adult.

Register for the 5K race by June 25 for only $15. Walker’s registration fee is only $10. Premium moisture management race shirts may be ordered by June 25 as well for $15. No shirts will be available to order after June 25 or available to purchase the day of the race. After June 25, the race registration fee increases to $25; however, the walk registration fee remains at $10.

Packet pickup will be available Thursday, July 5 from noon to 5:00PM, and again on Friday, July 7 from noon to 8:00PM for everyone who has registered by Wednesday, July 5.

Entry forms are available online at www.signmeup.com, at Pearce Community Center, and online at www.pearcecc.com.

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