Tevar Run/Walk Set For Saturday, October 6
Macomb--McDonough District Hospital will hold its annual Tevar Run/Walk in memory of Dr. Dinesh P. Tevar on Saturday, October 6. The course starts at The Old Dairy, 210 S. Lafayette St., Macomb, with registration at 7:00 AM and start time at 8:00 AM. Events included are 5K Run, 1 Mile Run, and 1 Mile Walk.
The event is part of Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Development Corporation activities in support of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Anyone interested in pre-registering may do so by sending a check payable to McDonough District Hospital, 525 E. Grant Street, Macomb, IL 61455, by September 24, or register online at www.mdh.org. The cost is $20.00 for pre-registered participants before September 24. Those interested in registering after September 24, and up to the day of the race will have a $25.00 fee. A long sleeve shirt is guaranteed to pre-registered participants only.
All age groups are welcome with ribbons being awarded to top overall male and female 5K runners. Top male and female first place participants receiving ribbons will be broken down into the following age groups, 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65 & over. The overall winners are excluded from an age group.
Walkers or other non-competitive participants are encouraged to sign up to support the event, including participants using walkers or wheel chairs. Pets are not allowed to accompany walkers or runners. Donations are welcome with the proceeds going to benefit Cancer Education & Screening and Linda’s Fund at MDH.
For more information, call the MDH Fund Development Office at 309-836-1557.