The event, which drew nearly 900 runners last year, raises money to benefit wounded servicemen and women in Illinois.
Kids ages 5 to 10 are invited to draw their idea of a military hero on the official entry form (click here to find the form). Entries can be dropped off between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Nevin's Brewing Company, 12337 S. Route 59 in Plainfield. Organizers will choose the winning design, which will be featured on all kids T-shirts.
Sign up to helpA volunteer sign-up day will coincide with the kids T-shirt contest entry, also taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at Nevin's.
Volunteers are needed to assist with registration, packet pick-up and refreshments at the May 24 race. Race course assistants and volunteers to man water stations are also needed, along with volunteer photographers and videographers.
For more information or to volunteer now, call 630-341-1222.