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Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk Set for Nov. 9

September 24, 2013

The sixth annual Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk is scheduled at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning on Great River Medical Center’s campus, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The event is sponsored by a committee of community members who share a passion for running and Great River Hospice. Proceeds will support ongoing operations at Great River Hospice House.

The entry fee for the four-mile run/walk is $20 through Friday, Oct. 25. It will be $25 beginning Saturday, Oct. 26. The fee includes a long-sleeve T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female winners, and medals will be given to the top three finishers in 13 age groups.

The entry fee for the one-mile stroll around the hospital’s lake is $20 through Oct. 25, then $25. It includes a long-sleeve T-shirt.

Refreshments and tours of the hospice house will be available to all participants after the race.

Entry forms are available at Great River Hospice House and Miller Chiropractic, or by calling Judy Mennen at 319-750-1219. Forms may also be downloaded from the Great River Hospice website at www.greatriverhospice.org.