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Events under 'Health and Fitness'

Events to learn more about health and practice good fitness.

Race Against Racism 10K & 5K (Fri. Oct 3, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Race Against Racism is the YWCA's annual 5K and 10K run/walk event that allows the University of Illinois campus and the community to show its support for the YWCA's mission of eliminating racism. Our 10th Annual Race Against Racism will be held on Friday, October 3rd at 5pm, at the U of I Arboretum in Urbana. Register now online. Call for details.

Wooly Worm Color 5K (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

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Camargo, IL

The Wooly Worm Color 5K will take place on Saturday, October 4th and step off at 7:30am across the street from the Methodist Church in Camargo. This year’s race includes a color run and runners/walkers may choose whether or not to participate in the color aspect of the race. Proceeds benefit Playtime Cooperative Nursery School and Villa Grove Summer Rec. Register by September 26th to guarantee a long-sleeve t-shirt. The cost is $20 and registration and information are online.

The Cancer Killers Makeover (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

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Yorkville, IL

Dr. Charles Majors will be speaking at the Cancer Killers Makoever on Saturday, December 4th at 11am at Community Christian Church, 129 Commercial Dr. in Yorkville. A portion of the proceeds will benifit Madi Beetham. Madi  has been diagnosed with Lymphoblastic Lymphoma. For tickets, please go online.

2nd Annual Run & Remember (Sat. Oct 4, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

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Vigo County, IN

The Hospice of the Wabash Valley is hosting the 2nd Annual Run and Remember On Saturday, October 4th at 11:00 am at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Vigo County IN. This event consists of a10K run, 5K walk or run, and a “fun” walk or run for people of all ages. The cost to participate in the 10K is $30.00, 5K is $25.00, and the fun run is $10.00. To register or for more information, please call or go online.

2nd Annual Urbana Sundae 5K Race/Walk (Sun. Oct 5, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

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Urbana, IL

The 2nd Annual Urbana Sundae 5K Race/Walk will be happening on Sunday, October 5th at 8am at the Urbana High School Complex and the start line will be at Washington and Broadway in Urbana. Check-in will endat 7:45 and the race will promptly begin at 8am. You must be 10 years of age and younger to participate in the Junior 1K and all participants will receive a ribbon. The proceeds from this event will go directly to the UHS athletic department. For more information, please go online.

5K Color Run/Walk (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 7:30 am - 9:30 am)

East Orchard Christian Academy will be hosting a 5K Color Run/Walk on Saturday October 18th at Musgrove Park in Olney, with registration beginning at 7:30 AM. Registrations forms are available on line. The entry fee is $30 by October 1st or $35 after. For more information call the school.

Run 4 Babies 5K (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Centers is hosting a Run 4 Babies 5k on Saturday, October 18th at 9am at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana. There will be an after party at the park. Go online to register for the run or call for details.

Little Big Challenge 4mile (Sat. Oct 18, 2014 9:00 am - 11:00 am)

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Murphysboro, IL
618-457-6703 X216!/events/335630919926716/

The Little Big Challenge is a 4 mile run in the hills of Lake Murphysboro State Park in Murphysboro, IL on Saturday, October 18th, stepping off at 9am. Proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Illinois. The run is open to runners 15 years old and up. This is not a trail run, trail shoes are not necessary. For more information, please call or go online.


Light Up the Night 5K (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

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Godley Park District/500 S Kankankee St, Godley, IL 60407

The Light Up the Night 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, October 25th with registration at 5:30pm at the Godley Park District, 500 S Kankankee St in Godley. Funds raised will go to open a camp for local kids in the foster care system. The cost is $24 and the first 100 to preregister will receive a t-shirt. Please go online for more details and to register.

Fisher 5K Run/Walk (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

The first Annual Fisher Bunnies 5K event is taking place on Saturday, November 8th at 8am inside Kellar Field in Fisher. While promoting community wellness, the funds raised will go towards Fisher Athletics. Please go online for details or to register.