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Events under 'Health and Fitness'

Events to learn more about health and practice good fitness.

Christ-Centered Childbirth Course (Tue. Mar 3, 2015 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm)

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Mokena, IL

Alpha Childbirth will host a five week class series beginning on Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:45pm at Journey 19715 LaGrange Rd in Mokena. The goal is to prepare for your birth and early parenting. Class meets Tuesday nights on 3/3/15 through 3/31/15. For details or registration, please call or go online.

LifeRunners A-Cross America Relay (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 7:15 am - 3:15 pm)

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Southern Illinois

The LifeRunners A-Cross America Relay will be held on Friday the 13th, the relay will start and proceed west through: Crooked Creek, Effingham, Altamont, and Brownstown. The on Saturday, March 14th at 7:15am the run will start in Vandalia and proceed west thru: Greenville, Alhambra, and end for the day in Edwardsville. Sunday, March 15th we will be running from Edwardsville to Alton for a prayer rally. For details or to volunteer, please call, email or go online.

DCS 5k Trail Race (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

The Decatur Christian Senior Class will be hosting a 5K Trail Race on Saturday, March 14th beginning at 9am at Friends Creek Nature Preserve, 13734 Friends Creek Park Rd in Cisco. All proceeds raised from the race will go to support the Senior Class mission trip to Mexico. Race day registration begins at 7:30am with a start time of 9am. Pre registration forms are available at the school. For more information please email.

Diabetes Self-Management Program Classes (Wed. Mar 18, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

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Decatur, IL

The Macon County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Self-Management Program beginning Wednesday, March 18th at 9am at the department, 1221 East Condit St in Decatur. Classes are two and a half hours once a week for six weeks and are free and open to all those affected by diabetes, including family members and caregivers. For more information or to register, please call.

10th Annual Community Health Fair (Sat. Mar 28, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am)

The 10th Annual Community Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 8-11:30am at the Aurora Christian School, 2255 Sullivan Rd in Aurora. This is a ministry of the Aurora Health Coalition. Please go online to register. 


Foodie 5K DuPage County (Sat. Apr 11, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

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Wheaton, IL
630-443-6910 ext. 159

The Northern Illinois Food Bank will host the 2nd Annual Foodie 5K Fun run/walk on Saturday, April 11th beginning at 9am at Cantigny Park, 1S151 South Winfield Road in Wheaton. All proceeds benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank. To register please go online. For more details please call. 

22nd Annual Health Fair (Wed. Apr 15, 2015 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

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Urbana, IL

McKinley Health Center's Special Populations Student Health Concerns Committee is hosting the 22nd Annual Health Fair on Wednesday, April 15th from 10am-3pm in the Illini Union Rooms A,B,C in Urbana. This event is free. Please call or email for details.

JM2Z 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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West Chicago, IL

Jesu Ministries 2 Zim will host a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 8am at Kress Creek Farms Park, 30W150 Wilson Rd in West Chicago. All proceeds go directly to help women and children in Zimbabwe, Africa. To register or for details, please go online. 

6th Annual Kendall Cares Clinic (Sat. Apr 18, 2015 9:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Kendall Cares will hold the 6th Annual Clinic on Saturday, April 18th from 9:30am-2pm at Plano High School, 704 W. Abe St in Plano. For more information please email or go online.

3rd Annual 5K Paint. Run. Fun. (Sun. Apr 19, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Terre Haute Human Society will host the 3rd Annual 5k Paint. Run. Fun. on Sunday, April 19th at 10am at Rec East, Indiana State University, 559-563 N. 9th St in Terre Haute. The cost is $15 before March 1st, $20 before April 1st and $25 after that. To register please go online. For more information please email.


St. Louis Kidney Walk (Sat. Apr 25, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The National Kidney Foundation will host The St. Louis Kidney Walk at Saint Louis University, 3338 Olive St in St. Louis on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 8am. Complimentary parking is available in the Olive Parking Garage. The event location is just south of the garage. There are more details on the website.

CU Aruna Run (Sat. May 2, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The CU Aruna Run will take place Saturday, May 2nd at 10am at the University of Illinois Arboretum, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave in Urbana. The Aruna Project is a national company that helps rescue women from slavery in South Asia by hosting races in the US. 

3rd Annual Community 5K and Family Fun Day (Sat. May 9, 2015 7:30 am - 10:30 am)

Join the Hope Center for the 3rd Annual Community Hope Center 5K and Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 9th beginning at 7:30am. The race kicks off at Bethalto Village Hall, 213 N. Prairie St in Bethalto. All proceeds will benefit the Community Hope Center, a local non-profit, faith-based Food Pantry in Cottage Hills, IL. To register go online. For more information please call. 

Kirby Derby 5K/10K & Kids Run (Sat. May 9, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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Monticello, IL

The Kirby Derby 5k run/walk/10k run will be held on Saturday, May 9th at 8am in Forest Preserve Park in Monticello. There will be a free Kids’ Race. All proceeds go to the development of the Wellness Trail. For more information or registration, please go online.

Foodie 5K Lake County (Sat. May 9, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

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Libertyville, IL
630-443-6910 X-159

The Northern Illinois Food Bank will host the Lake County 2nd Annual Foodie 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, May 9th beginning at 9am Adler Park, 1500 North Milwaukee Ave in Libertyville. All funds benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank. Please go online to register or call for more details. 

Races for All Paces (Sat. May 16, 2015 7:00 am - 10:00 am)

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Charleston, IL

Sarah Bush Lincoln is hosting the 9th Annual Races for all Paces on Saturday, May 16th at Eastern Illinois University O'Brien Stadium in Charleston. Enter a half marathon or team up with friends or co-workers for a 10K Relay Challenge. For shorter tracks, try the 10K Individual Race, 5K, One-mile Fun Run, Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash.This is not a closed course. Please go online for registration and call for more details.