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Marathon runnersEVENT INFO

1st Annual Run/Walk to benefit The North Suburban YMCA

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Race starts at 8:00 am

Preparations and last minute registration begins at 7:00 am

Race Location:

NSYMCA
2705 Techny Rd
Northbrook, IL 60062

 

  • Registration:
    • Online:  https://healthykidsday5kwalkrun.itsyourrace.com/register/
    • Mail: Download and complete this form and mail to North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny Rd. Northbrook, IL 60062
    • Race Day Morning: 7:00am - 7:45am

  • Awards:
    • Top finishers: Prizes will be given to the overall male and female winners.
    • Youth age groups 19 and under: Prizes will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age and gender category. Awards will be presented at the post-race awards ceremony.
    • Adult age groups 20 and over: Prizes will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age and gender category. Awards may be picked up at the awards table following the event.
    • See website for the list of age categories in each race.
    • See website for post-race results

    Packet Pick Up:
    • Friday, April 20, 2018 at the North Suburban YMCA from 8 am – 8 pm.
    • Race Day, at the registration tent between 7:00 am - 7:45 am.

    Race Course:
    Police and volunteer marshals will staff intersections and direct traffic, but the course will not be completely closed to traffic.

    Race Shirts:
    Every participant will receive a short-sleeved technical T-shirt, both adult and youth sizes. Early registrants will receive their shirt selection in their race packet and are guaranteed the race shirt size they have selected. We will do our best to accommodate race day registrant shirt selections, but can’t guarantee you will receive the size you want as they will be first come, first served.

    Timing & Results:
    CHIP TIMING! Course clocks will be located at mile 1 and at end of the race. Race Results will be posted on race day at the finish line and online at www.nsymca.org.

    Safety:
    • For safety reasons, pets, roller blades, skateboards, and
    bicycles of any kind will not be allowed in either race.
    • Strollers will be allowed but must start behind the run.


    All proceeds go back to the NSYMCA

  • Race Parking:
    • NSYMCA Parking lot
    • Neighboring streets

  • BE A SPONSOR FOR HEALTHY KIDS DAY 5K

    On April 21, the NSYMCA will celebrate the YMCA national initiative, Healthy Kids Day, to improve the health and well-being of kids in our community. 1.2 million participants worldwide at more than 2,000 YMCA’s will join us in inspiring kids.

    For more information about sponsorship opportunities please contact Kim Nyren.

    Click here to download our sponsorship packet.

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SAVE THE DATE! 

You are invited to join us for the biggest dinner event in the North Shore. The NSYMCA's Strong Kids Fundraising Dinner will be on March 8th from 5:30-9:00pm at Pinstripes in Northbrook. 

BE A STRONG KIDS HERO TODAY! 

Learn more about Strong Kids here.

Click here to see the Facebook events page!


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VOTE FOR THE NSYMCA AT THE NORTH SHORE AWARDS!

HELP THE Y WIN FOR A SECOND YEAR IN A ROW!

The Y was nominated in the following categories...

 Day Camp  Sports Camp Art Studio Best Kids Birthday
Party Venue
Dance Studio   Fitness Center/Gym  Personal Trainer Spin
  Swim School  Yoga  

Show your appreciation for the Y by voting "North Suburban YMCA" in those categories.

CLICK HERE TO VOTE!


 

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UNVEILING OUR NEW HEALTHY LIVING APP & LAUNCH PARTY!

We are proud to present members with our new app, "The Healthy Living App".  Members can download the new app by searching "NSYMCA" or North Suburban YMCA on either Google Play or the Apple App Store. 

To celebrate, we are hosting a "New App Launch Party" on Saturday February 24 starting at 7:55am! 

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Click here to view our Facebook Launch Party event details

Click here to learn more about the app.


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BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND THE YMCA!

Black History Month is a time for recognizing the central role African Americans have played in our country’s history. We’re proud to honor, celebrate and remember the achievements and contributions of African Americans and how they have richly shaped our country, including the YMCA.

To learn how the Y was a part of the movement, Click here.


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NEW DATES FOR SCHOOL DAYS OUT! 

New dates have been added to our School Days Out Camp! School Days Out Camp is available every day that Northbrook district 27,28,30,31 schools are out. Activities include field trips, swimming, games and art projects. 

Spots are limited! Sign up today! 

Click here to view dates.


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BECOME A LIFEGUARD!

Learn the skills and knowledge required to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard! Learn to recognize, prevent, and respond quickly to aquatic emergencies and more! Must attend all classes. First class is Sunday, March 4. 

Register today as spots will fill up fast!

Click here to view our flyer!