Sixth Annual Hospital Hustle 5K a Great Success
The Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation's 5K Walk/Run, the "Hospital Hustle," was held at Atwood Park on Saturday morning, June 2, 2012. There were 228 registered and 214 who actually participated in the 5K.
Overall winners were Dan Palmer, age 35, of Roscoe with a time of 18:47, and Trese McNinch, age 30, of Amboy with a time of 21:11. An awards ceremony was held following the race.
This year's event boasted 10 teams including: Chozen Frozen (Ryder), RCH Auxiliary, RCH Housekeeping Hoteez, Hub Lounge, Malta Family Dental, Divine Runner, Faithful Feet, Serious Running Support (SRS) of MOI, First National Bank and Maplehurst Farms. Fastest Team was Maplehurst Farms and Most Team Spirit was awarded to Chozen Frozen (Ryder).
Funds raised were over $7,000 and will go toward the new state-of-the-art Toshiba 160-slice CT scanner - only the second of its kind in the United States.
Sponsors of this year's event included: The Pension Specialists, Ltd.; InVironments Rochelle; Anytime Fitness Rochelle; BEE Designs; Camelot Radiology Associates; Castle Bank; Robert and Carol Elliott; First National Bank; Passport Health Communications, Inc.; Rochelle Park District; Rock River Valley Blood Center; Serious Running Support (SRS) at MOI; Technicut Custom Engraving; Union Pacific; Maplehurst Farms, Long View Consulting, LLC, Prescott Brothers, Ralphie & Lu Lu's, Rock Valley Credit Union; Casey's General Store; Sullivan's Foods; and Walmart.
Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator