The Literacy Run Half Marathon

The third Annual Literacy Run Half Marathon will be Saturday morning, May 20, 2006 as a fund-raiser for The Literacy Council. The scenic and challenging 13.1-mile course, with rolling hills, will start and end at Jefferson High School. The route will take you through two of Winnebago County’s beautiful forest preserves.

Last year more than 400 participants registered. This year, the first 500 participants will receive a goodie bag that includes a Brooks Tech T-shirt among other items. Refreshments will be available after the race for participants.

Entry fees are $35 before May 13 and $45 after. There is no race day registration.

Registration forms may be picked up at the following locations: Runners Image and The Literacy Council.

For more information, call 963-7323 or to register online, visit

From the May 10-16, 2006, issue

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