Bow Tie March & 5K Run for Men’s Cancer Awareness June 7

Online Staff Report

Local physicians and health care professionals may soon be presented with an invitation from one of their patients to join in this year’s Bow Tie March & 5K Run for Men’s Cancer Awareness.

Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center has made March with Your Doc invitations available for those touched by cancer who would like to extend an invite to a special health care provider to join them at the event June 7 at Home Depot.

Cancer patients who would like to spend some time with their doctor, outside of the medical office, can invite a physician or health care professional that played an important and positive role in their cancer journey to join them for the unique event.

The Bow Tie March & 5K Run presented by Rockford Health System will be Saturday, June 7, at Home Depot — Rockford, this year’s host site sponsor. The event will include a 1.5-mile symbolic march down the Perryville Path, a 5K Run, Wellness Fair, food and entertainment. The 5K Run will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the march supporting men’s cancer awareness starting at 9 a.m. Participants can register as an individual or as part of a team. This year’s honorary chairman is Byron, Ill., resident and Super Bowl champion Sean Considine.

Invites for March with Your Doc can be picked up at the Healing Pathways office 3921 E. State St., Suite D. For more about the Bow Tie March or Healing Pathways, visit or call (815) 977-4123.

Posted June 4, 2014

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