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Come join us for our 3rd Annual Lemons of Love PINK LEMONADE 5K in Mount Prospect! Come run/walk with us to raise funds to build Lemons of Love bags for chemo patients.
Lemons of Love began in 2014 with a cancer diagnosis. After seeing so many people going through chemo sad and alone, we started making and delivering these bags to oncology wards at hospitals for those going through chemotherapy treatments. Our goal is to bring a smile to those during the darkest days of treatments. All proceeds of this 5k will go to Lemons of Love, Inc.
Bring the whole family... We will have an ART TABLE for the little ones to create "HAPPY PICTURES" that we use for the Lemons of Love bags. We need drawings with rainbows, sunshine, animals, smiley faces and other happy images to share with the chemo patients! If you can't run or walk, come out to cheer for your favorite runner on race day!
This is an official, measured 5K course that will be run with bibs and tear-off tags for all participants. The course will begin at the Lions Park at Lincoln and Maple Streets and go through the neighborhood directly south of the park and end at Lions Park. Digital clocks with mile splits will be posted at mile 1, 2, and the finish line. Water will be provided on the course.
Adults: $40 (before July 1st), $45 (July- Sept 30th), $50 race day registration (on-site, cash or check only).
Teens: 14-19yrs $30 (before July 1st), $25 (July 1st-Sept 30th), $30 (Day of race)
Little Lemons: 13 and under (with registered adult): $20 (before July 1st), $25 (July 1st-Sept 30th), $30 (Day of race)
*Online Registration via www.active.com
We cordially invite you to participate as a Sponsor of the Pink Lemonade 3rd Twist 5K Run • Walk. Your sponsorship helps to defray the cost of organizing the event and in turn will give you exposure to your local community. Funds received from the sponsorships are used to purchase participant race day t-shirts, number bibs, timer, medals, swag bags, water bottles, print materials, drinks, and snacks. Any additional money from sponsorships will help toward our fundraising goal.
There are various levels of sponsorship for the Pink Lemonade 5K. Size and placement of logos on t-shirts, swag bags, website and print materials are based on sponsorship level.
See Jill's wrap up following last years 5K.
If you would like to volunteer, please click on the REGISTER NOW button on the registration page and complete the volunteer registration form! We need corner workers, registration day, set up, clean up, water table, etc! We cannot have a successful event without all of you!
Awards will be given for the top 3 male and female overall finishers. All pre-registered adult registrants will receive a “Lemons of Love” 5K Tshirt & Lemons of Love Swag Bag. Little Lemons will receive a Lemons of Love Swag Bag. Please specify adult t-shirt size when registering. No exchanges will be available on race day.
If you would like to support but cannot make it out on race day, Sign up as a Virtual Runner! Do the run or walk on your own, wherever you may be and Facebook, tweet, or email your time, route, etc. to us! All virtual runners will receive a Lemons of Love Swag Bag!
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