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KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center to Host Annual Run/Walk May 21

Physical Therapy Sycamore April 22, 2016


SYCAMORE, IL – The KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center, part of Northwestern Medicine, is hosting its 9th annual 5K Run/Walk event on May 21 at 8 am. The event is intended to promote health and fitness for the local community. Although many participants will run, this event is intended for walkers as well, strollers are welcome but no pets are allowed. Proceeds will be donated to Adventure Works of DeKalb County, a non-profit, interactive counseling agency that serves youth ages 6-18 providing individual, family and group counseling through adventure.


The run/walk will start and end at the KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center, 2111 Midlands Court, Sycamore. The course is flat and follows city streets. Event day registration and packet pick-up will be available from 6:45 to 7:45 am. Registration closes at 7:45 am and the run/walk begins promptly at 8 am. Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a race T-shirt. Event day registrants will receive a T-shirt, while supplies last. Refreshments will be served to all participants both pre and post-race. Physical Therapy Center staff will be available for post-event stretching and massage. Post-event stretching, food, music and water will be provided.

Registration fees are $20 for the general public, and $25 for event day registrants. Awards are given to the overall male and female winners, plus the top three male and female runners in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29,30-39,40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. A number of raffle prizes will be also be given out. Registration is available online. For further information, contact Chris Laurent at 815.748.8900 ext. 156064 or Learn more about KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center, part of Northwestern Medicine.