N’DIGO EYE ON CHI: Englewood 5K Walk & Run

The 3rd Annual “Ditch the Weight & Guns” Englewood 5K Walk & Run, a USATF certified closed course race in Greater Englewood.

The race takes place on October 23, 2016 at Ogden Park 6500 S. Racine Chicago, IL 60636 and its mission is to help raise awareness and promote fitness, nutrition, and violence prevention in the Greater Englewood community.

Research shows a direct correlation between obesity and poverty, and poverty and crime; hence “Ditch the Weight & Guns” Englewood 5K Walk & Run, a community health initiative designed to address and combat the aforementioned social issues collaboratively.

Proceeds from the race are donated to William R. Harper High School, which is located in the heart of Greater Englewood. “Ditch the Weight & Guns” Englewood 5K Walk & Run 2014 and 2015 proceeds helped purchase much needed equipment and uniforms for the Athletic Department and a commercial juicer and blender for the Culinary Department.

Feel free to participate, volunteer, donate, and/or sponsor “Ditch the Weight & Guns” Englewood 5K Walk & Run

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