Fitness Center Offers Free Training for the Lawndale 5K Walk/Run

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsThe 4th Annual Lawndale 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 9a.m. on Chicago’s Westside. The course will begin at Lawndale Christian Fitness Center 3860 W. Ogden Ave., (Ogden/Pulaski) and loop around Douglas Park. Last year’s 5K brought out over 800 walkers and runners from North and South Lawndale and the surrounding neighborhoods. The organizer of this year’s event is hoping to reach 1,000 registrants. The race offers something for everyone including seniors, adults, and children as young as three year old. No prior experience is required and all fitness levels are welcome. Registration for the 5K is $15 for adults, $10 for youth ages 6-17, and $5 for children ages 6-12 who wish to compete in the Kids Dash. Prices for the 5K will increase by $3 after 9/10. Participants can sign up on-line at or in the fitness center located on the east entrance at 3860 W. Ogden. For more information contact LCFC at 872.588.3200 or like “Lawndale Christian Health Center” on Facebook.

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