11th Annual Red Shoe Run
Chip-timed 5K run starts at 8am sharp, fitness walk at 8:10.
Northern Illinois University—Rockford
The 11th Annual Red Shoe Run—For Donor Awareness will take place Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at Northern Illinois University—Rockford. This 5K run/fitness walk began in 2004 to raise awareness about the urgent need for organ, tissue, eye, blood and marrow donors. Over 1,000 runners and walkers participate on this crisp April morning to pay tribute to donors who give life and treatment to thousands of patients every day. Money raised helps pay for tissue typing those wishing to join the Rock River Valley Blood Center's Be The Match Marrow Registry. Chip-timed 5K run starts at 8am sharp, fitness walk at 8:10. Go to www.RedShoeRun.org for more information or to participate."
Race time is 8:00am sharp! Pre-registration packet pick up will be held at Rock River Valley Blood Center, 419 North Sixth Street on Thursday, April 10, from 6:30am-6:00pm and Friday, April 11, from 6:30am-9:30am.
Prizes awarded in 17 different age divisions. The first 800 registered will receive a special edition event t-shirt.
Go to www.RedShoeRun.org for more information or to participate.