Registration Open for Red Cross 5k/2-Mile Walk Fundraiser

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On Saturday, May 18, the American Red Cross of the Heartland will hold a 5k/2-mile walk fundraiser in Fairbury to support Red Cross community programs and services.

Registration for this fun and exciting race/walk is currently open and members of the public can register for $25 per person (non-refundable) by contacting debra.moran@redcross.org or by calling 815-692-3107.

Runners and walkers may also register in advance at Fairbury Chamber of Commerce (101 E. Locust St). Those who register by May 10 will receive a free American Red Cross first aid kit. Sign up that day and receive a kit while supplies last.

The race/walk will start and finish at the Fairbury United Methodist Church, 206 East Maple Street, Fairbury, IL, and a map of the course is available by emailing archrun@hotmail.com. Check-in on the day of the race will occur between 6:45-7:45 a.m., and the race itself will begin at 8 a.m.

An awards presentation will immediately follow the 5k race for the following age-groups: Under 14, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and older.

All attempts will be made to hold the event, regardless of weather, unless conditions are prohibitive.

To learn more about local Red Cross services and programs, please visit redcross.org/heartland or call 309-662-0500.