Embrace the Race 5k

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The 6th Annual Embrace the Race 5k will be held on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 8:00 am at 445 Central Ave, Highland Park , IL 60035.   We have plenty, but Performance Shirts/sizes will not be guaranteed after May 9th.

Embrace the Race is a fun and inspiring event to raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer research at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore).

With your participation and support you are helping physician-scientists at NorthShore with leading-edge research. This research is helping NorthShore identify the best medication to prevent and treat breast and ovarian cancer.

No matter if you are a runner, walker or support you are making an impact!!

Embrace the Race ONLINE Registration IS CLOSED. You Can Register at Packet Pick Up Tomorrow or Race Day: Cash or checks only

We hope you will consider fundraising as part of your race experience. Participants who raise more than $200 will receive a performance hat. Learn how you can fundraise.

Can’t make the race? You can still make a difference! Click here to become a virtual participant of Embrace the Race.

Schedule

 

SATURDAY, MAY 13

10:00 AM – 5:00PM Fleet Feet Deerfield   800 Waukegan Rd   Deerfield, IL 60015

Phone number (847) 945-2929

SUNDAY, MAY 14

7:10 AM – 7:50 AM RACE DAY REGISTRATION  – $40 checks (carpe diem races) or cash only

8:00 AM RACE STARTS

8:40 AM KIDS DASH 6 YRS AND YOUNGER

8:45 AM AWARDS CEREMONY MUST BE PRESENT

Course

Start and Finish is at East Park Lot of 455 Central Ave Building in Highland Park.  Runners will run thru the beautiful streets of Highland Park! They will run the Famous Beach Hill at Mile 2!

Charity Information

Embrace the Race raises funds for breast and ovarian cancer research at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore).

With your participation and support you are helping physician-scientists at NorthShore with leading-edge research. This research is helping NorthShore to identify the best medication to prevent and treat breast and ovarian cancer. We hope you will consider fundraising as part of your race experience. Participants who raise more than $200 will receive a performance hat.

Make a donation to support breast and ovarian cancer. Please Click Here

To create your own personal fundraising page, please contact Anne Stretz at AStretz@northshore.org

EPWNG Team Please click HERE for your group page

Directions

Race Location: 
445 Central Avenue
 Down Town
 Highland Park.

Race Day pick up, bathrooms and Sponsors will be in the Eastern Parking lot next to the old Movie Theatre.

Parking

Central Ave and St. John Street: Free Garage and Train Station lots, street parking

Prizes

Everyone will receive a medal. Top 1 in each category.

10 & Under; 11 – 14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80-89; 90-100

REFUNDS

No Refunds

Questions

Email us at carpediemraces@yahoo.com

Event Warning

We have the right to change, alter course, cancel due to extreme weather and change the time of the event.  The City of Highland Park also has the Right to Cancel the Race due to unsafe weather conditions.

We will have partial road closures; therefore, participants will be sharing the roads on Sheridan Road, Linden, and St. Johns Ave. Please be aware of your surroundings, stay to the Right. No dogs allowed and if you are running with a baby jogger, you must start at the back and sign a special waiver.

 

 

No matter if you are a runner, walker or support you are making an impact!!

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