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Registration underway for Morris Hospital Corn Fest 5K Run

MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers’ Corn Fest 5K Fun Run will take place Sept. 29, beginning at Morris Elementary School at 2001 Dupont Ave. as part of the Grundy County Corn Festival.

The race begins at 9 a.m. and is preceded by a Tot Trot for children 8 and younger at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is underway through noon Sept. 25.

Race fees are $25 for the 5K run and Wellness Walk and $8 for the Tot Trot.

After Sept. 25, participants may register on race day from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Fees go up to $30 for the 5K Run Wellness Walk. The Tot Trot entry fee remains the same at $8.

The first 300 participants registered in advance will receive a long-sleeve Dri-Fit shirt. Tot Trot participants will receive cotton t-shirts.

The 5K course is a 3.1-mile USATF certified course that starts on Dupont Avenue in front of Morris Elementary School and winds through residential neighborhoods.

The Tot Trot is located in the field behind the school.

Timing will be provided by Race Time Inc. Awards will be presented to the top three in each age group, along with overall awards presented to the top three males and females.

All Tot Trot participants will receive a medal for participating.

Online registration is available until Sept. 25 at

To receive a paper registration form, call the Morris Hospital Wellness office at 815-705-7364.

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