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Wellness Place hosts run-walk at Arboretum

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

SOUTH BARRINGTON – Wellness Place Cancer Education and Support hosts its fourth annual Wellness Place Community Cancer 1 Mile Walk & 5k Run May 19 at The Arboretum of South Barrington.

The walk and run events will be followed by a ceremonial balloon release celebrating survivors and providing poignant remembrance to those whose lives have been lost.

Opening ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. followed by the 5K run and mile walk. The event is family friendly and includes children’s activities, DJ, and baskets for raffle. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for 16 and under. Participants receive a T-shirt.

Proceeds generated benefit Wellness Place cancer-related counseling, education and support programs which are provided free of charge to survivors, families and caregivers. For information about registration and sponsor opportunities, call LeeAnn Atwood at 847-241-5973 or visit www.wellnessplacewalkrun.kintera.org.

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