The eighth annual Great River Hospice Fun Run/Walk is scheduled at 9 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 7, beginning on Great River Medical Center’s campus,
1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The event is sponsored by a committee
of community members who share a passion for running and Great River Hospice.
Proceeds will support ongoing operations at Great River Hospice House.
The entry fee for the four-mile run/walk or one-mile stroll is $20 through
Friday, Oct. 23. It will be $25 beginningSaturday, Oct. 24. The fee includes
a long-sleeve T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and
female winners, and medals will be given to the top three finishers in
13 age groups for the four-mile run/walk.
Homemade baked goods and other refreshments and tours of the hospice house
will be available to all participants after the race.
Entry forms are available at Great River Hospice House and Miller Chiropractic,
or by calling Judy Mennen at (319) 750-1219. Forms may also be downloaded
from the Great River Hospice website at
www.greatriverhospice.org. Online registration is available, for a small processing fee, at