Run for the Roses supports park district scholarship fund

LA GRANGE PARK – The 22nd annual Run for the Roses will take place May 18.

The 5K run/walk offers participants a flat course and the chance to donate to the Community Park District of La Grange Park's scholarship fund, which receives all proceeds from the event.

The race begins and ends at 8 a.m. outside of the west entrance of Forest Road School, 901 Forest Road. After the 5K, a Kid Fun Run will be held for participants ages 7 and under. 

For more information, including a race registration form and a map of the course, visit the Community Park District's website, and click on Special Events, or call 708-354-4580.  Volunteers are welcome. To inquire about available opportunities, contact Dean Carrara, superintendent of recreation, at 708-354-4580.