Strides for Justice 5K

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September 23, 2017
Start location: Tower Park
City/State: Peoria Heights, Illinois/Peoria
Start time: 8:00 am
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Join us for the 10th annual Strides for Justice 5k run or 1 mile walk to support Prairie State Legal Services and to raise awareness about the importance of affordable legal representation to the underserved in Central Illinois. Throughout its history, Prairie State has focused on providing legal services to the most vulnerable groups in our society — the poor, the elderly, the physically and mentally disabled, as well as other people in need. Prairie State Legal Services is the only dedicated provider of free legal services and pro bono representation in the Peoria area. All proceeds benefit the Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services.

The 2017 Strides for Justice will be chip timed by ShaZam Racing.

ENTRY FEE:  $25 until September 1, $30 after September 1, $35 on race day, $85 for families (4 or more, must be related) until August 13, $100 after August 13, $125 on race day.
All participants registered by Friday, September 9, 2017 will be guaranteed a Strides for Justice tech T-shirt.

For groups over 10, please contact us for special pricing.

PACKET PICKUP:  11:00am-1:00pm and 4:30pm-6:30pm Friday, September 23, 2016 at Running Central and 7:00-7:45am on race day at Tower Park.
POST RACE PARTY:  Join us for the awards presentation and after race party at Oliver’s Pizza and Pub.
AWARDS:  The Overall Male and Female Winners will receive trophies. Medals will be awarded for First, Second, and Third place in each age bracket: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69, 70+.

Overall male and female runners each get a $100 gift certificate from Running Central.

Beat our Justice Runner! Anyone finishing before Running Justice will be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 2 $100 gift certificates from Running Central!

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