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posted: 6/4/2013 1:42 PM

Streamwood Stride steps off on June 8

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Submitted by the Streamwood Park District

The Streamwood Park District invites everyone to join the fun at the annual Streamwood Stride on Saturday, June 8. Races include a 10K and 5K Run/Walk, Double Derby (in conjunction with Bartlett Park District) and 1-Mile Fun Run. Runners and walkers enjoy a pancake breakfast following the event.

The race is held at Park Place Family Recreation Center, 550 S. Park Blvd. Start times are: 1 Mile Fun Run, 7:30 a.m.; 10K run and 5K run/walk, 8:15 a.m.; Kiddie Races, 8 a.m. and the pancake breakfast 8:15-10:45 a.m. Awards will be given out at about 9:25 a.m.

The 5K and 10K routes are on wide, local neighborhood streets; 85 percent of which are flat. There are water stops on the course and splits at all mile markers.

10K and 5K race awards will be three deep in five-year age groups beginning at age 14 and under through 70+. One-Mile Fun Run and Kiddie Race (ages 3-10) participants will received finisher ribbons and all participants will get a T-shirt, goody bag, and pancake breakfast.

Fees to race are: $30 for 5K and 10K runners; $15 for the one-mile run/walk and $7 for the kiddie races.

Pancakes, sausage, juice, milk, coffee, and fruit await all race participants. Family members are welcome to take part in the breakfast for a charge of $2 for children ages 3-10 years old, and $4 for those 11 years and older. Breakfast will be served at Park Place Family Recreation Center Gym immediately following the race.

For more information, contact the park district at (630) 372-PARK.