The New Lenox Chamber held the 3rd Annual Mind Over Miles 8K Run and & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, September 30th at Lincoln-Way West High School. This special event for adults and children supports the Chamber's annual scholarship awards. Thanks to all who participated! Photos are available on facebook through the Mind Over Miles page and at Shutterfly - http://2012mindovermiles8krun.shutterfly.com/
Advance Registration is Encouraged for This Event
Registration is currently closed
8K Certified Course
The 8K Certified Course features professional chip timing with real time results at the finish line. Medals will be awarded for 1st - 3rd place in each of the CARA age group categories as well as the overall male and female finishers. Participants will also receive performance shirts and a participant goodie bag full of samples, coupons and certificates from local businesses. Strollers and pets are not allowed on the course. Walkers must maintain a 15:00 mile pace
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk takes place on the track around the football field; allowing the 8K finishers to cheer for or participate in the 1 Mile with family and friends. There are sure to be a few surprise characters hitting the track along the way. Strollers are welcome. 1 Mile paid participants will receive a cotton shirt and goodie-bag. Participants age 8 and under will not receive a t-shirt and goodie bag unless registered as a paid participant but they will receive a finishers ribbon.
All participants and spectators are invited to visit vendor displays and enjoy free pizza, entertainment and refreshments during the post-race party and awards ceremony.
REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
Registration will re-open next January
What Others are Saying:
"It was a very well-run event! The people/volunteers were wonderful!"
"I am hoping this is not an inaugural event, rather a yearly event we all can look forward to. Everyone seemed to enjoy, and that is what keeps us coming back."
"I was very impressed with how the whole race was put together. The timing chips, metals, friendly volunteers, and the blow up finish line marker with the timer were awesome."
"Very well organized and put together. Awesome finish line on the field. I have no complaints can't wait to run it next year."
"Very nice shirt, great facilities, accurate course, nice finish, excellent pizza!"
Scenes from Our 2011 Mind Over Miles 8K Run/Walk
2011 Event Sponsors
The New Lenox Chamber would like to thank the sponsors of the 2011 Mind Over Miles 8K Run/Walk.
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