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Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go

May 13, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

http://www.iaafoundation.org/iaaf/Events/growandgo.htm

Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 7th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn more about our roots in agriculture while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from this race beenfit Illinois Ag in the CLassroom (IAITC), a program that provides free resources to teachers in an effort to help students make the connection between food, fiber, fuel & farming.

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Accurately measured course has a cross-country feel with well maintained grass, pavement and a few rolling hills. Finishing times & results provided by the Lake Run Club of Bloomington/Normal. Pre-Registered runners receive a t-shirt and a healthy, hot breakfast after the race. Want ""free"" registration? Run and go the extra mile to support IAITC by becoming a 5K Grow & Go Hero, Sponsored by GROWMARK. Raise $75 or more to receive Free Registration, a ""hero t-shirt"" and an Ag Book to donate to the school/library of your choice and day of recognition."

Unique to the event is a 1/4 mile "Cock-A-Doodle Kids Dash", sponsored by the IAA Credit Union, for children 10 & under. All children receive an award a healthy, hot breakfast and opportunity to take part in hands on learning activities.

Post-Race, join us for an indoor open house featuring interactive learning stations from IAITC program, hot breakfast and awards ceremony.

7:30am-8:45am: Check-in & Registration

8:30am: Cock-a-Doodle Kids Dash

9:00am: Race Start (5K & 1 mile walk)

9:15am: Hot Breakfast & Open House

$25 entry fee if registered by May 1st

$30 entry fee after May 1st and day of race

$5 entry fee Cock-a-Doodle Kids Dash

$7 Fee Open House (friends & family access to breakfast & open house)

 

Location: Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters, 1701 Towanda Ave. Bloomington, IL 61702

Contact: Jessica Denny, jdenny@ilfb.org

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