Running Comes to the 6th Ward

Running Comes to the 6th Ward

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The running movement is coming south. There have been races on the Northside and Downtown for quite a while. Now the Southside is calling on runners to come and visit South Lake Shore Drive and other parts of the Southside. The 5th ward kicked it off with their inaugural run and now the 6th ward is getting in the game.

The inaugural 6th Ward Fit Run will take place on June 16. Same day registration will take place at Cole Park from 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. The run/walk begins at 8 a.m. sharp! Events will include: a 10K and 5K family fitness walk. A special registration will take place on June 15 at the Nike Outlet Store on 85th and Cottage Grove. The cost: 10K runners--$30 advance registration/$35 same day registration. For more information, contact: Kenety S. Gee, race director, 8050 S. St. Lawrence Ave. Chicago, IL. 60619 or e-mail: 6thwardfitrun@gmail.com. Checks can be made payable to The 6th Ward Fit Run Committee and dropped off with Mr. Kenety Gee or the 6th Ward Service Office at 463-1/2 E. 83rd St. Chicago, IL. 60619. For additional information, call ( 773) 723-3661 or visit: www.signmeup.com/83608.

So calling all runners come out and show us your A game.

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