Community Event - 30th Annual Groovin in the Grove 10K, 5K & Little Groovers race/walkName: Community Event - 30th Annual Groovin in the Grove 10K, 5K & Little Groovers race/walkDate: May 11, 2019Time: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDTWebsite: https://goo.gl/fvJ9gPEvent 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
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
Flowers for all Moms
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