Exercise for you, food to feed a needy family for Thanksgiving. What’s not to be thankful for!
St. Joseph’s in Breese, with the hospital’s Athletes Advantage and Mission In Action programs, will host the inaugural Feast on Fitness 5K Run and 1-Mile Kids Run Saturday, Nov. 17.
Registration opens at 7 a.m. with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. and the Kids Run beginning at 9 a.m. The starting and finish lines will be at the hospital HealthPlex and participants should park and register at the hospital’s East (Colleague) Parking Lot off Holy Cross Lane north of Breese.
Entry fees are $10 for the 1-Mile Kids Run, $20 for the 5K through Nov. 7 or $25 after Nov. 7 through race day. Those registering by Wednesday, Nov. 7, will be guaranteed a tee-shirt.
Feast on Fitness is a benefit event with $5 from each entry fee going toward local food pantries. Participants and spectators are also encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for the same.
Prizes for the top male and female in the 5K will be awarded. The top three in each of the following age groups will also receive prizes: 10- years-old and under, 11 to 14 years old,15 to 19 years old, 20 to 29 years old, 30 to 39 years old, 40 to 49 years old, 50 to 59 years old and 60 years old and over.
All kids in the 10-years-old and under category who finish the 1-Mile Kids Run will receive a ribbon.
Post-race refreshments will be provided for all runners; awards will follow.
For more information, contact 977-7489 or email@example.com.
Registration forms are available on-line at www.athletesadvantage.org, at the HealthPlex or hospital or from any of the Athletes Advantage trainers.
If paying with credit card, call 526-5628, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 526-3836. If paying by mail, make checks payable to St. Joseph’s Hospital and send to St. Joseph’s HealthPlex, Athletes Advantage 5K, PO Box 99, Breese, IL 62230.