Registration deadline approaching for 5K to Wellness

Registration deadline approaching for 5K to Wellness

CARLINVILLE (Aug. 9, 2018) – Runners, joggers and walkers who want to participate in Carlinville Area Hospital Auxiliary’s annual 5K to Wellness event on Saturday, Sept. 8, must register no later than Friday, Aug. 24, to receive discounted entry.

Early registration on or before Aug. 24 costs $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 12 and younger; it also guarantees participants a commemorative t-shirt. After Aug. 24, registration increases to $25 for adults and $20 for children.

The one-mile fun run will begin at 8 a.m. and the 5K at 8:30 a.m., both on the hospital grounds. Water and snacks will be available for all participants, as well as attendance prizes and, for the leaders in all events, trophies and medals. Every registered child who finishes will receive an award.

Participants can register online and pay with a credit card at eventbrite.com. Paper applications are available at the hospital, Crowe Boot and Shoe, D&D Fitness, and Shell gas stations in Carlinville and neighboring towns. Applications and checks (made payable to CAH Auxiliary/5K) may be mailed to Jamie Bray, Carlinville Area Hospital, 20733 N. Broad St., Carlinville, IL 62626.

On the same day as the 5K, the hospital will host the annual sister event, a community wellness fair, which runs from 8-10 a.m.