The Waukegan Park District will host the 8th Annual George Bridges 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 16, 2023 from 9am to 11am at the Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center, located at 800 Baldwin Avenue in Hinkston Park. In its eighth year, the event will have a superhero theme.
For an entry fee of $34, participants will receive a race packet and a commemorative race shirt. All proceeds from the 8th Annual George Bridges 5K Run/Walk will benefit Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County – Waukegan, helping individuals with disabilities participate in camps, athletics, health and fitness programs, and much more.
The 8th Annual George Bridges 5K Run/Walk will feature a free kids race before the awards ceremony to encourage physical activity among children. The kids race is an opportunity for children from 5 years to 13 years to compete in a short fun run. Superhero-themed activities, including mask and cape decorating, will be offered throughout the event.
Medals will be awarded to the top overall female, top overall male, and top three females and males in the following age categories: 14 years and younger, 15 years to 19 years, 20 years to 24 years, 25 years to 29 years, 30 years to 34 years, 35 years to 39 years, 40 years to 44 years, 45 years to 49 years, 50 years to 54 years, 55 years to 59 years, 60 years to 64 years, 65 years to 69 years, 70 years to 74 years, 75 years to 79 years, 80 years and older.
For more information, contact Quin Garbett at email@example.com or (847) 782-3630.