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Run to End Alzheimer’s 5K set for October 5 at park

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Mark this date on your calendar: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. That’s when the Run to End Alzheimer’s 5K Run will take place, beginning at 9 a.m. in Forsyth Park. Check-in on race day is from 8-8:45 a.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter.

Runners who register by Sept. 20 are guaran-teed a short-sleeve, Dri-fit T-shirt. All other runners will receive shirts only as supplies last.

The cost for participation is $20 if entered by the Sept. 20 deadline and $25 after that. There is a $1 discount for Decatur Running Club members who enter by Sept. 20.

Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners and for the top three finishers in each age division.

Age divisions for men and women are as follows:

  • 13 and younger
  • 14-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60 and older

Limited entry forms are available at Village Hall and at the Forsyth Public Library, or you can call Brandi Binkley, director of health promotion and public relations at the Macon County Health Department, at (217) 423-6988, ext. 1114 or email her at

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