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  • Saturday April 20, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM 
  • Race begins at 8 AM
  • Day of Race Registration/check in: 7 AM
  • Early Packet Pickup: Friday April 19 12 PM - 8 PM at Midwest Health and Fitness in Midwest Medical Center

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Galena River Trail 
101 Bouthillier Street
Galena, IL 61036

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Midwest Medical Center                                                  One Medical Center Drive Galena, IL 61036


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Inaugural Midwest Health and Fitness

Sprint into Spring 5k/10k Race & 5k Walk

The Inaugural Midwest Health and Fitness Sprint into Spring 5k/10k Race takes place in beautiful Galena, IL. Run along the Galena River Trail with beautiful scenery and with historic downtown Galena, just a short walking distance away. Sprint into Spring will be held on April 20, 2013 and is a perfect test for experienced and new runners looking to kick start their running season. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall winners and each age group winners. By registering before April 6th, runners will receive a Sprint into Spring Race shirt, a drawstring nylon bag, along with goodies inside the bag. Children 12 and under are free as long as they are registered with an adult. Children that register before April 6th will receive a participation medal. There will be separate courses for those participating in the 5k/10k run as well as the 5k walk. Walkers are welcome to register for the races as well.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page and midwestmedicalcenter.org for announcements and up to date information.

You submitting this registration considers the foregoing, I for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators fully release Midwest Medical Center, its successors, officers, directors and representatives and any other sponsors from any claims resulting from my voluntary participation in the Midwest Health & Fitness Sprint into Spring event.  I further acknowledge that I am familiar with the nature of the activities that take place in the course of the Midwest Medical Health & Fitness Sprint into Spring, and I am cognizant of any dangers to my person or property presented by my participation therein, and I accept any such risk.



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