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Ben’s Memorial Mile
July 22, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10 – $30
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Come one come all! Fun for the whole family. Ben’s Memorial Mile is an annual running gala and community festival whose aim is to raise money and awareness for mental health and suicide prevention. It consists of timed races on the Downers Grove North H.S. track for ALL ages and ALL abilities. We also have a walking mile, raffles, concessions, dancing, music, a children’s art tent, a “corn hole” tournament, and fitness/mental-health booths. Downers Grove former coach Kup and teacher at Highland School, Shore Costello announcing! Enroll at Bensmemorialmile.com. Spectators are free and welcome to join in all games and our final walk around the track at night.
For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of 5K Races and Kids’ Fun Runs.
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