Thorne Crest’s 4th Annual 5K Run/Walk to be held Sept. 6

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Thorne Crest’s 4th annual 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.  Last year there were over 90 participants, and this year the goal is 100 participants.  Former walkers and runners have ranged in age from 11 to 94!  Katie Bielefeld, Thorne Crest Wellness Director said “we are very focused on wellness, and helping people to improve the way they age.   This is a fun way to promote this, and to encourage being active at any age.”  

The location of the race will be at Thorne Crest Retirement Community – 1201 Garfield Ave. in Albert Lea.  Check-in and same-day registration will be held from 8-8:45 a.m.  The 5K will begin promptly at 9, with complimentary snacks and beverages at the end. AWARDS will be given to the top two males and females. ALSO, the top 65 & Older finisher will receive an award. All participants over the age of 65 will have their names put into a prize drawing. For complete information, contact Katie Bielefeld at 507-373-2311.

Get your registration in!   Registrations will be accepted up until the start of the race, but to be guaranteed a t-shirt and early registration discount, register now!  The cost now is $15.  After August 23rd, the cost will be $20.  The t-shirts are high quality great looking shirts you’ll wear for years to come!  Register today at  (the password you will need is: albertlea).  Or you can download an entry form here that you can print and fill in offline. Join us September 6th!