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Bike Path at Presyterian Church in Rochelle IL
5K walk/run to benefit HOPE of Ogle County in Rochelle

Ruth Carter 815-562-4323

Free Spirit Siberian Rescue Siberian Stroll

Rush Creek Forest Preserve, 20501 McGuire Rd, Harvard, IL 60033
The purpose of the stroll is to raise funds to help the shelter continue to operate and save hundreds of Siberian Huskies. We will have a dog walk, vendors, demonstrations, rescued huskies, a silent auction, and much more.
Cost: Family of four: $25, Adults: $10, Ages 5-17: $5, Under 5 years old FREE
For more information, registration, and directions, go to our website at
Free Spirit is a 501-3c Non-for-Profit Organization.

Jason Hussong,

Run Walk Wheel for RAMP

Riverview Ice House 324 N Madison Street Rockford IL 61107
What better way to kick off your Labor Day weekend than getting out for some family-friendly competition (for those who want to be competitive) in downtown Rockford. RAMP and Rockford Orthopedic Associates are partnering to offer the 3rd Annual Run Walk Wheel – 3K Walk/Wheel, 5K Run, ½ Marathon, and a Kids Fun Run! The four events take place in the morning on Saturday, September 5th. All proceeds from these events will go directly to RAMP. Proceeds benefit RAMP, a local non-profit providing services and advocacy that assists individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible. Register today by visiting the event website at, filling out the brochure, , or calling RAMP at 815-968-7467.
Registration begins one hour prior to the start of each event.
7:30am - Half Marathon Start
7:45am - 5k Start
8:00am - Kids Fun Run
8:30am - 3k Walk & Wheel
8:45am – Half Marathon & 5K Top Finisher Awards
9:30am – 3K Walk/Wheel Awards

Deb Rogers-Bieschke

The Prairie Triathlon at NorthPointe

NorthPointe Health & Wellness Roscoe,IL
Great beginners Triathlon, Super Volunteers and free children’s activities to entertain your family while you race! 350yd Pool Swim, 17 Rolling mile Bike, 3.1 mile Run

Gus Larson 815/525-4040