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Prevent Child Abuse 5k/1-Mile

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Thursday, April 08, 2021by bdust

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The Newton Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting their 4th annual Prevent Child Abuse 5K at Peterson Park in Newton, IL on Sunday, April 25th. 

Check in and same day sign-up will begin at 1:30 PM. 

The event will kick off at 2:00 PM with giveaways and a speaker from Crisis Nursery.  A portion of the funds raised will benefit the Crisis Nursery in Effingham. 

A Kid’s Fun Run will begin at 2:15 followed by the 5K at 2:30PM.

Kinetic Timing will provide the race timing. 

Jordan Kocher with Rehabilitation & Performance Institute-Effingham and Jamie Goss with The Palm Effect will be set up to offer race participants post race relief from aches and pains.  

Please visit the clubs Facebook page at NJWC Prevent Child Abuse 5K for updates and to register online. 

The last day to sign up to receive a t-shirt is April 8th.