Registration is open for annual run
The YMCA of the Northwoods 11th annual Run for Your Life races will take place June 24 at Hodag Park. The half marathon will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the 10K run at 8:45 a.m. and the 5K run/walk and stroller division will take off at 9:15 a.m. These races will have a new route, running north through Pine Lake.
All participants preregistered by June 11 will receive an office Hodag Run t-shirt.
A free youth race, Chase the Hodag takes place at 10:30 a.m. All participants ages 12 and younger will receive a free run t-shirt and a souvenir numbered race bib. Registration is the day of the race. Parents are encouraged to run with their children or carry them on their shoulders.
The closing ceremony will award custom Hodag Run medals to the top three male and female finishers in each age bracket. The top overall male and female finishers in each race will receive a special coveted Hodag Award. All half marathon finishers will receive a finishing award. Businesses are encouraged to register for the Corporate Cup Challenge.
The winner of this challenge is the team with the most finishing participants. This winner will receive a special Hodag plaque to hang up at their business. The Corporate Cup Trophy, housed and displayed at the Y, displays each year’s corporate winner.
Registration for all races is discounted before June 11. For more information or to register, call the YMCA of the Northwoods at 715-362-9622 or visit the websites of www.ymcaofthenorthwoods.org or www.active.com and search Hodag Run.