2014 Moving Forward Walk/Run Offers Logan
County’s Only 10K Option
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[August 30, 2014]
- The Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Foundation and Memorial SportsCare at
ALMH announced today that an early discount for participants of the
Moving Forward 5K/10K Run/Walk ends September 13, 2014. The Run/Walk is
scheduled for October 11 at Edward Madigan State Park and will be held
rain or shine.
This is a chip-timed and course certified event. Those who register
before September 13 will enjoy a discounted registration of $25 for
the 5K and $30 for the 10K option. Registration includes a long
sleeve dri-fit race shirt and finishers medal. After September 13,
the registration fee will increase by $5. Youth 13 and under can
register for the 5K or the 10K for only $10. Runners and walkers of
all fitness levels and ages can register now online at ALMH.org.
A free 200-yard kid dash will be held at 8:30am offering small
prizes for all participants 10 and under. The race begins at 9am.
All 5K/10K finishers will earn medals. Prizes will be awarded to the
top finishers in several categories.
“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/10K Run/Walk to support local
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/10K event, call the ALMH Rehabilitation Department at
217-605-5500 or visit ALMH.org.
[Text received; ANGELA STOLTZENBURG,
ABRAHAM LINCOLN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL]