The Downers Grove South High School Key Club is hosting its sixth annual Mustang Trot 5K Run/Walk to benefit the LUNGevity Foundation on Sunday, April 8 at South High School.
WHEN: Sunday, April 8, 2018
- 8 a.m. Registration and packet pick-up at West Events Entrance
- 9 a.m. Race begins at south side of school/bus lot
- 10 a.m. Post-race celebration at West Events Entrance and Pony Trot begins in large gym
WHERE: South High School, 1436 Norfolk St, Downers Grove, Illinois, 60516
RACE INFORMATION: Race registration for adults is $25 and students are $20. Race participants can register online or by mailing in a form to South High Key Club by Thursday, April 5. Credit cards can only be used for online registration. Runners/walkers (adults and students) can register at the door for $30.
Following the race, the raffle and awards ceremony will take place near the West Events Entrance. For a $5 donation, children can participate in the Pony Trot obstacle course in the large gym. Face painting and pictures with the Easter Bunny will also be available.
WHY: For the 2017-18 school year, the South High student body voted to support the LUNGevity Foundation as their philanthropy project. One reason the students chose this organization was to honor Eileen Moroney, South High Fine Arts Secretary, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. Read the Blue Print article and watch this video to learn more about Mrs. Moroney’s story.