Run for the Roses includes 5K run, walk and Kids Fun Run

2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Run for the Roses includes 5K run, walk and Kids Fun RunTimes Staff nwitimes.com
October 17, 2013 12:00 am  • 

SCHERERVILLE | Campagna Academy is hosting its eighth annual Run for the Roses 5K Run and 2.5 Mile Walk on Saturday on the campus, Campagna Academy, 7403 Cline Ave.

All proceeds benefit the youth of Campagna Academy.

 On-site registration and pre-registration packet pick up is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

A Kids Fun Run for ages 8 and younger begins at 8:30, and all participants receive a goody bag, followed by the 5K Run and 2.5 Mile Walk at 9.

Overall male and female run winners will each receive a gift certificate for running shoes, while second-place overall male and female runners will get a gift certificate. First-, second- and third-place age division finishers will receive medals, as will the first-place male and female masters. The top 10 walkers will receive medals.

Entry fees are $10 for ages 9 to 17 and 65 to 79, $17 for ages 18 to 64, and free for ages 8 and younger with a registered adult, and those 80 and older. T-shirts are available for an additional $6. Calumet Strider Gold Cup members receive a $1 discount.

There will be chip timing and water stops along the route and food and refreshments available at the end. No strollers or dogs permitted on the running course, but strollers will be permitted with walkers.

For additional race details, visit www.campagnaacademy.org or call (219) 322-8614, ext. 332.

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