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updated: 4/17/2013 3:19 PM

Run for Rett fundraiser set for April 27 in Elk Grove Village

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Run for Rett 2013, a 5K run and 1-mile walk benefiting the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, will take place Saturday, April 27, at Busse Woods South in Groves 5-16, located at Arlington Heights and Higgins roads, Elk Grove Village.

Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder seen almost exclusively in women, can result in lost speech and the inability to perform motor movements, and can cause repetitive hand movements.

Late registration and packet pickup begin at 7 a.m., followed by the 5K at 8:30 a.m. and the walk at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 by April 20 and $25 after. For more information, visit or call Diane Ross at (847) 524-7540.

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