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Registration Open for the Cusack's Leprechaun 5k Dash!!!

posted Jan 14, 2014, 9:11 PM by Michael Cusack Hurling Club   [ updated Jan 7, 2015, 11:26 AM ]
It's that time...The Michael Cusack's Leprechaun 5K Dash!!! The course is predominately a cross country style where runners will run a 3.1 mile stretch in a double loop around the grounds of Chicago Gaelic Park. In the final stretch, the racers will run down the beautiful field where the Gaelic Games having been playing in Chicago for the last 30 years!

The kid's 1 mile dash will start at 10:00 am and the 5K run/walk will start at 10:30 am.

This year the Michael Cusack Hurling Club will donate a portion of the race registration fees to a local charity, Crusade for Chris. 
 
Chris Ellis is 5 years old and was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in July of 2014. By the time he showed any symptoms, the cancer had already spread throughout his body. Since his diagnosis, Chris has undergone surgeries to remove tumors, chemotherapy, and stem cell harvests. He still has over a year of chemotherapy, stem cell transplants and radiation treatments ahead of him. He is also participating in a MIBG clinical study. For more information, please visit www.crusadeforchris.org.

Don't waste time sign up now! For more information, copy the link below:

http://www.active.com/oak-forest-il/running/distance-running-races/cusacks-leprechaun-dash-2015
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