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Stag-R-Inn to host 3rd Annual ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease Awareness 5K

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[August 20, 2014]  EMDEN - The 3rd Annual ALS 5K to raise awareness of ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease will be held on Saturday August 23, 2014 at the Stag-R-Inn, Emden, IL.

Registration is $25.00 and all walkers and runners will get a T-shirt, post race fruit and water, a free drink ticket you can use at the Stag-R-Inn, and a post-race meal.  The meal includes freshly roasted whole hog.  In addition to raising money through the registration fees, there will be a 50/50 drawing and silent auction.

Pre-registration will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday August 22 at the Stag -R and from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. the day of the race. The race will begin at 9:00 am.

Following the race, you can continue to hang out at the Stag-R and enjoy drinks, food, bags tournament, and DJ. 

This event is in honor of Alan Lessen, Donna Naffziger, Michelle Conrady-Brown and Evelyn Minoff and all who have succumbed to this disease.  

All proceeds will be going to the Les Turner Foundation and ALS Worldwide for research. If you would like more information please contact Lori Lessen at 217-871-3762 or Julie Schleder at 217-737-4626.  Please visit our website at for more information and to register.

[Text received; LORI LESSEN]

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