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IL: Groovin' in the Grove

May  12, 2018

Time:9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location:Downers Grove Campus

Kick off Mother's Day weekend by participating in the 29th annual "Groovin' in the Grove" 5K Run and Fun Walk on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Midwestern University, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, IL. The rain or shine race is a great family event and open to all interested participants with proceeds benefiting Sharing Connections in Downers Grove and the Wounded Warrior Project.

The race is designed for people of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. Start time for the 5K Run/Walk is 9:00 am. Children, 10 years-old and younger, are also welcome to participate in separate events, which start at 10:00 am. In addition, the Warrior Fitness Challenge is available to participants 14 and older and can be added to the race registration for an additional fee. The Warrior Fitness Challenge will provide participants with a fitness score graded by military personnel on the results from a two-minute push-up test, a two-minute sit-up test, and time for the 5K race. Points are awarded based on performance and factor in age. Post-race activities include refreshments, a massage station, multiple joint and postural screening, and fun events for children.

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