9th Annual Mary E. Smith Brain Tumor Awareness Fun Run/ Walk

Saturday, July 7, 2018   •  5k, Brain Tumor Awareness

Address:

Community Park Walk Path, 4200 W. 175th Street, Country Club Hills, IL    view map

Description:

Because Your Gray Matters, join the Mary E. Smith Brian Tumor Foundation in our Annual 5K Run/Walk. Register as a team or individual and show your commitment to winning the fight against brain tumors.

Features:

 T Shirt

 Event Timed

 Raffle

 Food and Drinks

 Music

 Kids' Activities

 Awards

 

Course description:

This walking trail is asphalt with a starting elevation of 675 ft, maximum elevation of 678.02 ft. total ascent/gain of 13.31 ft. Multiple laps complete the 5K run/walk. Each lap is 1.37 miles.

Directions to start:

Starting line will be identified by the balloon arch at the end of western most parking lot at the Sycamore Dr. entrance.

Parking:

Multiple parking lots are located along 175th St. between Cicero & Pulaski Avenue. Street parking is also available at Sycamore Dr, Baker Ave, and Ravisloe St.

Awards info:

Top 3 Male and Female finishers will receive an award.

Additional info

The Mary E. Smith Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 charity, formed in 2008 in memory of Mary E. Smith, who was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. Due to undiagnosed hemorrhaging, she died 4 short days later. After picking up the pieces, the family started the Mary E. Smith Foundation, Inc. Accomplishments include donating thousands of dollars to NBTS and donating $10,000 to Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute in Chicago to fund research. MESF proudly supports families in financial hardship due to a brian tumor/cancer diagnosis. To date over $60,000 in scholarship funds have been provided to students. This year $15,000 in scholarships awarded with over $7500 to local Chicago area students supporting the Karen Lewis CTU Scholarship. Learn more about our FIND A CURE, AIM HIGH or SAVE A LIFE programs & events or to donate visit www.maryesmithfoundation.org call 708-342-0800 email information@maryesmithfoundation.org

Event Agenda

7:30 - Vendors & On Site Registration Open

8:15 - Welcome & Early Bird Raffles
8:30 - Scholars
8:45 - Runners Timed Start
8:50 - Fitness Class Warm Up
9:00 - Fun Run/Walkers Start
10:30 - Raffles and Team Placement Awards
10:40 - Survivor Recognition
Honorary & Memorandum Ceremony
11:00 - Fitness Class
11:30 - Raffles
12:00 - Vendors & Event Closes
 
**Fun Food, Games, & Music for all ages**
All Funds support financial assistance of brain tumor patients & families, scholarships & research grants.
VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE call 708-342-0800 or email information@maryesmithfoundation.org

Packet pickup:

Race day registration/Check in Area is clearly marked at Sycamore entrance.

Options:

• Runner Registration (8:45 AM start)

$30.00    Expires 7/6/2018 11:59 PM

• Fun Run/Walk Registration (9:00 AM start)

$30.00    Expires 7/6/2018 11:59 PM

• Team Registration

$25.00

• Same Day (on site) Registration

$35.00

 

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