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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

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

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