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Groovin’ in the Grove 5K, 10K, and kids races

May 9, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$10 – $47

Family-friendly race, walk, and fun Mother’s Day weekend activities helping neighbors transiting out of homelessness.

USATF Certified Course • Flowers for all Moms • Raffles/Giveaways • Moon Jump • Clown • Medals for all Kids • Post Race Refreshments • Pre & Post Race Massage • Gear Check • Supervised Kids Activities • DJ • Coffee • Indoor Restrooms & warm-up

Awards: Top Mom, Age group, Top 3 Male/Female and Medals for all Kids (2-10)

Register Today:

Adults: 5K Race $37 10K $47 Warrior & 5K $47
Kids: Little Groovers 1K or ½ K (5-10 years old) $17
Little Groovers 100 Yard Dash (2-4 years) $12
Early registration discounts available (between $2-$10 off) – check website for details!

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Proceeds support Sharing Connections (in Downers Grove).
Helping neighbors transitioning out of homelessness furnish their homes one bed at a time.

Because of you… Tonight, everyone eats at a table and sleeps in a bed.
Warrior Fitness Challenge benefits Operation Support Our Troops

9:00am Children’s 1K
9:10am Children’s 1/2 K
9:20am Children’s 100 Yd Dash
9:45am 10K & 5K Race

Questions or interested in volunteering?
Call: 630.971.6401 or Email:

LaGrange Rocks 5K Walk/Run


May 9
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$10 – $47
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Midwestern University
555 31st St
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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