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Take a Hike in Her Heels fundraiser for Turning Point

Published: Sunday, July 7, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – Take a Hike in Her Heels, a fundraiser for the Turning Point, will begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 17 in Sam’s Club parking lot, 5670 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake.

Both men and women are encouraged to wear heels for the noncompetitive, one-mile walk to raise awareness for women and children who experience or witness domestic violence. The walk begins and ends in the Sam’s Club parking lot and will travel around the Crystal Point Center.

Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for youths 17 and younger, and $75 for a family of four. Early registration ends at 5 p.m. Aug. 14. Register by calling Betsy Cosgray at 815-338-8081 or

In-person registration with slightly higher fees will be available all day Friday, Aug. 16, during the Take a Stand for Turning Point Radiothon with Star 105.5 in Sam’s Club parking lot.

All participants will receive a Take a Hike in Her Heels T-shirt. You can pick up your shirt on Aug. 16 or 17 at the radiothon. The first 100 participants also will recieve a goodie bag. After the race, there will be refreshments, family fun games and local group performances.

Awards will be given for Best Heels, Most Outrageous Heels and Best Looking Legs (male and female categories).

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