Mark your calendars and lace up your sneakers for the 11th Annual Run, Walk & Roll 5K/1-Mile fundraiser, an event dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of individuals with profound developmental disabilities.
Hosted by Marklund for the 11th year, this popular community event is scheduled to take place at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Marklund Hyde Center campus, 1S450 Wyatt Dr., Geneva. Participants of all ages are welcome to run it, walk it, or roll it in this inclusive 5K/1M, an event that welcomes everyone, regardless of their physical abilities. Start and finish line is located at the Marklund Hyde Center, while race courses wind through the South Mill Creek neighborhood.
"Our 11th Annual Run, Walk, and Roll is more than just a race; it's a celebration of unity, resilience and community support," said Celine Pierce, Race Director. “Whether you're a seasoned runner or someone looking to enjoy a leisurely stroll, this event promises a heartwarming and energetic experience for all while raising awareness and funds to support programs and services that enrich the lives of those served by Marklund.”
Various participation options are available for:
After the race, everyone is invited to enjoy food, beverages and music at the Party in the Park.
Online registration is open and can be completed at www.marklund.org/5k. Commemorative event hoodies or belt bags are available on a limited basis.
Register and Fundraise at www.marklund.org/5k.