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Registration Open for Earth Day 5K Fun Run & Walk

March 09, 2016

The Earth Day Fun Run & Walk at Knox College will raise money to plant trees in Galesburg.

Registration is now open for the Earth Day 5K Fun Run & Walk, which will take place Saturday, April 23, on the Knox College campus.

Special early bird fees—$15 for adults and $10 for children under 10—are available through April 1. After April 1, prices will be $20 for adults and $15 for children under 10. The fees, which are non-refundable, cover registration, a T-shirt, refreshments, and a raffle ticket for door prizes.

Online registration will be open through April 20. Registration also will be permitted on race day, when fee payments must be made only with cash or a check.

Stay updated about the event by checking facebook.com/EarthDayFun5K.

Check-in and registration for the Fun Run & Walk will start at 8 a.m. April 23, with the run and walk to follow at 9 a.m. There is no rain date.

The non-competitive event, hosted by the Knox College Student Senate, will be on Turner Track at Trevor Field. Participants will start at Turner Track, then run and walk through downtown Galesburg before they return to the track to finish.

Proceeds will go to Trees4Galesburg, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to plant trees in Galesburg. More information about the organization is available at facebook.com/Trees4Galesburg.

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