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Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois to Host 14th Annual Thin Mint Sprint

Sep 26, 2018 09:09AM ● By Tim

Cherry Valley, IL - Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (GSNI) will host the 14th annual Thin Mint Sprint on Saturday, September 29, at The Rockford Program Center, located at 7194 Vandiver Rd. in Cherry Valley. The event will include an 8K Road Race, 2 Mile Run, and 2 Mile Walk through Swanson Hill, Baumann Park, and the Village of Cherry Valley. Registration is available online until September 27 at https://runsignup.com/gsnitms. Onsite race day registration will also be available.

 8K registration is $35 for youth and adult. 2 Mile Run is $35 adults; $15 non-Girl Scout youth; $10 for Girl Scouts. 2 Mile Walk is $15 for adults and non-Girl Scout youth; $10 for Girl Scouts, ages 18 and under. Both the 8K and 2 Mile Run will be chip-timed. The 8K race is a Rockford Road Runners Circuit Race, and Rockford Road Runners members will receive a discount on 8K registration fees. Proceeds from the event support GSNI in their efforts to provide amazing experiences and opportunities for girls to learn valuable life skills, try new things, all while cultivating the character to make a difference in the world.