3rd annual Moving Forward 5K -- register now
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The Abraham Lincoln
Healthcare Foundation and Memorial SportsCare at ALMH have announced that an
early discount for participants of the third annual Moving Forward 5K
Run/Walk ends Saturday, Sept. 14. The event is scheduled for Oct. 12 at
Edward Madigan State Park and will go on rain or shine.
Those who register before Sept. 15
will have a discounted registration of $30, which includes a Dri-Fit
race shirt and finisher's medal. After Sept. 15, the registration
fee will increase to $35. Shirts are not guaranteed for late
registrants. Youth 12 and under can register for $10. Runners and
walkers of all fitness levels and ages can register online at
At 9 a.m., rain or shine, walkers
and runners of all fitness levels will take off in the Moving
Forward 5K Run/Walk at Madigan Park.
This is a chip-timed event. All
finishers will earn medals. Prizes will be awarded to the top
finishers in the following categories: overall male, overall female,
60 and over male, 60 and over female, 11 and under male, 11 and
under female, and the stroller category.
"Our mission is to improve the
health of the people and communities we serve, and what better way
than through exercise? I hope that this event encourages people of
all fitness levels to get moving forward towards good health," said
Todd Mourning, D.P.T., physical therapist and manager of rehab
services at ALMH.
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The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare
Foundation will use proceeds from the Moving Forward 5K Run/Walk to
support local wellness programs.
Memorial SportsCare at ALMH is a
full-service athletic training program for young athletes and active
adults. Services include performance enhancement, injury prevention,
concussion management, training zone programs, high-tech knee and
shoulder treatment, and more.
For more information about the
Moving Forward 5K event, call the ALMH Rehabilitation Department at
217-605-5500 or visit