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Registration open for Nov. 2 Cantigny 5K

Published: Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 2:00 p.m. CDT

WHEATON – Cantigny Park will host its annual fundraiser 5K for the Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans at 9 a.m. Nov. 2, according to a news release from the park.

The Cantigny 5K Run/Walk is held every year close to Veterans Day on Nov. 11, according to the release, and winds through the 500-acre Cantigny estate, starting and ending at the Visitors Center.

Registration for the 5K, Youth Run and Tot Run are now open. Both the 5K and Youth Run are chip-timed and take place on a blacktop surface. Registration for the full race is $25 and includes a long-sleeve tech running shirt. The youth and tot divisions are $10 and also include a shirt.

Additionally, a pancake breakfast will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Visitors Center hosted by Cantigny American Legion Post 556.

To register for the 5K, visit www.signmeup.com/92074.

For more information about the pancake breakfast, visit www.cantigny.org, email Brian Gray at bgray@cantigny.org or call 630-260-8167.

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