SPRINGFIELD HONORS NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMS’ RIGHTS WEEK WITH 5K FUNDRAISER AND VICTIMS’ RIGHTS RALLY
Date(s) & Time(s)::
April 22, 2012 at 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Location: Southwind Park, Erin’s Pavilion, 4965 S. Second St., Springfield, IL
Phone: (217) 836-3137
Second Annual 5K Run, Walk, Roll to benefit construction ofReturn to event list.
Crime Victims’ Memorial Peace Garden
Join runners and crime victims’ rights supporters from across Illinois on Sunday, April 22, for a pair of events at Springfield’s Southwind Park commemorating the start of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.
The FBI Springfield Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association will host the second annual 5K Run, Walk, Roll for Crime Victims’ Rights, followed by a Victims’ Rights Rally organized by the Illinois Victim Assistance Network.
The rally will include remarks from Illinois victims’ rights advocates, and a walk to the future site of the Crime Victims’ Memorial Peace Garden. The 150-by-80 foot garden slated for construction in the northwest side of Southwind Park will be dedicated to Illinois crime victims, their families and loved-ones. Proceeds from the 5K Run, Walk, Roll will help fund construction of the garden.
All 5K participants will receive a specially designed t-shirt and medal. Awards will be presented to the first place overall male runner, female runner and wheelchair athlete, and for first place in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80 and over.
WHEN: Sunday, April 22, 2012
5K starts at 12:00pm
Rally begins at 2:00pm
WHERE:Southwind Park, Erin’s Pavilion
4965 S. Second St., Springfield, IL
5K REGISTRATION: To register, visit www.TimingIsEverything.com and click on “Run Walk Roll 5K”
5K FEE: General Public: $20 until April 15, $25 after
Springfield Road Runners Club: $15 until April 15, $25 after
$50 for families of three of more, including children under 15
(No registration or fee for Victims’ Rights Rally)
For more information on the 5K Run, Walk, Roll, call 217-836-3137. For more information on the Victims’ Rights Rally, call 217-523-6233
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