First Midwest Half Marathon & 10K
On Sunday, May 4, 2013, runners are expected to participate in the 7th annual First Midwest Half Marathon & 10K .
As the signature race event in the southwest suburbs, it all starts at 7:30 a.m. at Palos Heights City Hall, just west of Route 83 & 76th Avenue. The First Midwest Half Marathon is the only half marathon in Illinois to be honored with the prestigious "Governor’s Home Town Award." The race has also been recognized by the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) as a “Runners Choice” Circuit Race.
The Palos Area Chamber of Commerce Expo and Health Fair will be held the day before on May 3rd, more information to come.
First Midwest is pleased to be a part of this race, which has raised over $150,000 in the past 6 years for these worthy charities located in the heart of the communities we serve:
- American Cancer Society
- South West Special Recreation Association
- Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens
For more information or to sign up for the 2013 race, visit firstmidwesthalfmarathon.com.Learn More