Annual Lawndale 5K Set for September

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Lawndale Christian Fitness Center’s eighth annual Lawndale 5K Walk/Run in North Lawndale, Chicago is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 26th, 2015. The Lawndale 5K is a fun, family-friendly event for the entire community. Proceeds from this year’s 5K will support LCHC programs that combat childhood obesity, empowering kids to live healthy lives. North and South Lawndale have some of the highest rates of overweight or obese children in the nation. According to studies, South Lawndale, a community that Lawndale Christian Health Center serves, has the highest rates of overweight and obese children in the entire city. Registration is $20 and participants get a free tech shirt. Volunteers are also needed. To learn more about the Lawndale 5K and register online, visit

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