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11th Annual RCH Foundation “Hospital Hustle” 5K Set for June 3rd at RTHS

ROCHELLE, IL--The Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation will host the 11th Annual “Hospital Hustle” 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, June 3, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.  This fun family event will be held at Rochelle Township High School, 1401 Flagg Road. The walk/run starts at the high school, follows the bike path to Atwood Park and back for a total of 3.1 miles. All proceeds from this year’s event will go towards the installation of a new 3D Mammography unit at Rochelle Community Hospital.

     Entry fees are $25 for pre-registration up to June 2 and $30 on race day.  Youth age 18 and under have a discounted registration fee of $15.

     Carington’s Kids Race will be held before the 5K Award Ceremony at approximately 9:30 a.m.

     Online registration is now available and open through June 2, 2017. To register online and for more race details, log onto the hospital’s website at  You are also welcome to print a registration form from the website or stop by the hospital to pick up a registration form.

     Participants registered by May 26 will be guaranteed a t-shirt. Event t-shirts may be available after May 26 but supplies may be limited.    

     Awards will be presented to top overall male/female finishers, top three team winners and the first three male/female finishers in various age divisions ranging from youth to age 70.  

     Chip timing will be offered by J3Timing. Chips will be located on the tear-off tags of the bib you receive.  This chip timing will provide more accurate results and placing for a better race experience. J3 Timing will also provide finish line photos on-line.

     Area businesses are invited to partner with the Foundation for this event.  Please contact Michelle LaPage, RCH Community and Organizational Development Manager, at 815-561-3110 or email to learn about the variety of sponsorship opportunities available.

     The race is not only a great fundraiser for the RCH Foundation but also a wonderful community builder.  The goal includes developing good community relationships while promoting healthy lifestyle choices and encouraging participation in an active, challenging event. 

Janet Stewart

RCH Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator