Take A Step for Kids 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk

5K, 10K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 19, 2014


Libertyville, IL

About This Activity

CYN's 11th Annual Take A Step For Kids 10K & 5K Run/Walk is a fun, family friendly event that takes participants around the beautiful loops of Independence Grove. Registrants have the option of walking a 5K course or running a 5K or 10K course depending on preferred activity level. 
The 10K & 5K Runs are CARA Certified, USATF Certified and chip-timed. 
CARA Members receive a $3 discount. 
Medals and prizes will be awarded to the Overall Male and Female Winners as well as the top three finishers in each age category: 
14 & under      15-19      20-24      25-29      30-34     35-39      40-44      45-49      50-54     55-59      60-64      65-69     70 & Older 
Complete Results will be posted at TakeAStepforKids.org and Cararuns.org 
Why Take A Step for Kids Matters
Take A Step for Kids is held annually during Child Abuse Prevention Month to bring attention to the serious need to protect children and provide them with support. Community Youth Network is a local Non-Profit, Counseling Center; our agency mission is “to preserve and strengthen families while protecting children from abusive and high risk situations”. 
Every day we provide children, in Lake County and the surrounding areas, with much needed counseling to heal their past trauma and to give them hope for a bright and healthy future. 
Proceeds from the Run/Walk go directly towards providing counseling services to hundreds of children, families and individuals every year. We work hard to provide our clients with a variety of services ranging individual counseling to group counseling to play therapy. 

Join us and help support families and children who have been victims of physical, mental and sexual abuse. 


Event details and schedule

8:00 - Registration

9:00 - Runners Start

9:15 - Walkers Start

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