• Community Event - 30th Annual Groovin in the Grove 10K, 5K & Little Groovers race/walk

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    Name: Community Event - 30th Annual Groovin in the Grove 10K, 5K & Little Groovers race/walk
    Date: May 11, 2019
    Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    30th Annual Groovin in the Grove 10K, 5K & Little Groovers race/walk

    Sponsored by the Midwestern University Sports

    Medicine Club to benefit the clients transitioning from homelessness at

    Sharing Connections (located in Downers Grove).

     A great family event for Mother's Day weekend that benefits a very
    worthwhile cause. 

    NEW THIS YEAR – We have added a 10K Option.

    Short Sleeve Technical Shirt for all Pre-Registered participants by April 18

    All Little Groovers (kids race participants) get to select a FREE children's book on race day

    Award for Top Mom

    Awards for Top 3 Male and Female Runners - X-sport memberships & Dick Pond Gift Certificates

    Medals for Top 3 Males and Females in each age group

    Medals for all participants in the Little Groovers 1K, 1/2K and 100 Yard Dash


    Massage Stations

    Flowers for all Moms

    Massage Stations

    Face Painting and Moon Jump for kids

    Supervised Kids activities/games.  You can leave your kids in the children's area while you run the 5K or 10K.


    Warrior Fitness Challenge
    The race will once again feature the Warrior Fitness Challenge which participants 14 and older can add to their race registration for an additional fee.  

    The Warrior Fitness Challenge will provide you with a fitness testing score graded by official military personnel.  You will be graded based on the results from a 2 minute pushup test, a 2 minute sit-up test and your time for the 5K Race.  Points are awarded based on your performance and factor in your age.

    Graded by official military personnel
    Awards for Top 3 Overall Males and Females
    Army T-shirt for all pre-registered participants
    Additional Goodie bag for all pre-registered participants

    Testing for the pushups and sit ups will start at 8:30am and go through 9:15am

    Click on this link below for information and a video on the pushupshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf-Y9oQNYVQ

    Click on this link below for information and a video on the situpshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8x3c5nTaag

    Midwestern University
    Downers Grove, IL 60515
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat, May 11, 2019
    7:00 AM CDT
    • 9:00 AM CDT - 1K Start

    •  9:10 AM CDT - 1/2K Start

    •  9:20 AM CDT - 100 Yard Dash Start

    •  9:45 AM CDT - 10K & 5K Start

    Contact Information:
    Name Don Evans Email devans@midwestern.edu Phone +1 630-971-6401
    Fees vary per age, race type and registration date.
    $10 from $47

    The 5K Race is $32 starting Feb 3, 2019
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