Lake Sara Dam Run Scheduled April 2


Published on February 4 2016 2:51 pm
Last Updated on February 4 2016 2:51 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Lake Sara Dam Run has been scheduled for Saturday, April 2. Proceeds will go to support Special Olympics Illinois and Effingham County Special Olympians.

There will be an eight mile run, a 5K Run and a 5K Competitive Walk. Pre-registration cost is $30 and participants will receive a custom designed long sleeve Dam Run adult shirt. Pre-entries, to guarantee the shirt, must be received by March 11.

Race day registration will be from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the pavilion by the dam and cost is $35 with no shirt.

Special awards will be presented to first overall female and male in each race: 8 mile, 5K run and walk. Custom designed medals go to the first 800 to cross the finish line. Special Olympians will be seated at the finish line to place medals on everyone.

Groups must pre-register by March 11. To enter or for more information, phone Pat at 217-343-6971, Ruth at 217-254-9178 or Ron at 217-343-3952. Check them out on Facebook and