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Arny Johnson Classic 10-Mile and 5-K Runs set for April 6 at Harlem High School
• Proceeds from the event will benefit Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity; more than 500 runners expected to compete
The 28th Annual Arny Johnson Classic 10-Mile and 5-K Runs will be Saturday, April 6, beginning from Machesney Park Harlem High School. All proceeds raised will benefit Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity. Organizers anticipate more than 500 runners will compete in both races.
The 10-mile race will begin at 8:30 a.m. from Harlem High School. The course will take runners along Willow Creek Path and into scenic — and hilly — Rock Cut State Park and back to the school. The 5-kilometer race will begin at 8:40 a.m. It is a flat and fast out-and-back course along the Willow Creek Path. Walkers completing the 10-mile course must start at 7:30 a.m.
Again this year, the race will utilize “chip” timing technology to assist in producing fast and accurate results.
Participants can register between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. on race day in the Harlem High School gym. The entry fee is $30 with a discount for students. Any runner who sets a new course record will receive $250. See course records at www.rockfordhabitat.org.
Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity (RAHFH) is celebrating building and selling more than 100 homes in Rockford. RAHFH is a nonprofit organization that builds safe, affordable homes that are sold to qualified families for no-profit, zero-interest loans. For more information, call (815) 636-4573 or visit www.rockfordhabitat.org.
From the April 3-9, 2013, issue