Friends of the Bettendorf Parks Foundation's Hills Cross Country Race


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Posted Online: April 16, 2013, 12:18 pm
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Press release submitted by city of Bettendorf


Run 4 the Hills Cross Country Race

BETTENDORF: On June 1, the Friends of Bettendorf Parks Foundation will host the 2nd annual Run 4 the Hills Cross-Country Race at Crow Creek Park, 4800 N. Devils Glen Road.

This 3.1 mile cross country race begins at 8:00 a.m. This unique course at Crow Creek Park has been used for many local High School and Collegiate Cross Country meets. Known as one of the most challenging cross country courses in the nation, it runs through one of the most scenic parks in the QC area. Entry fee prior to May 15 is $25. Entry fee from May 16-June 1 is $35.

1 mile run/walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Entry fee prior to May 15 is $15. Entry fee from May 16-June 1 is $20.

¼ mile run begins at 9:15 a.m. Entry fee prior to May 15 is $10. Entry fee from May 16-June 1 is $15.

For more information call Joe Moreno at 309-912-1471. To register visit www.run4thehills.org. No deadline for registration.

Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Bettendorf Parks Foundation.

















 




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