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9th Annual Hospital Hustle 5K a Great Success

ROCHELLE, IL—June 6, 2015--The 9th Annual Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation’s 5K Walk/Run, the “Hospital Hustle”, was held at Rochelle Township High School this morning with 207 registered participants.

     Overall winners were Dan Palmer, age 38, of Roscoe with a time of 17:57 and Trese McNinch, age 33, of Amboy with a time of 22:12.  An awards ceremony was held immediately following the race.

     This year’s event boasted seven teams including: Anytime Fitness, First National Bank, Holcomb State Bank, Maplehurst Farms, On the Go Girls (RCH), Quick Steps and Sawicki Motors. The Fastest Team was awarded to Maplehurst Farms. 

     Sponsors of this year’s event included:  Midwest Orthopaedic Specialists, P.C., OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, The Pension Specialists, Ltd.; InVironments Rochelle, Anytime Fitness, Casey’s General Store, Castle Bank, Culligan, Robert & Carol Elliott, First National Bank, Holcomb State Bank, Jimmy John’s, Managed Care, Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, Ralphie & Lu Lu’s, Rochelle Park District, Rochelle Township High School, Rock River Valley Blood Center, Technicut Custom Engraving, Unity Hospice, WRHL/The Coyote, First State Bank, Maplehurst and Rochelle News-Leader.

     Overall race results as well as results by age group are available at or




Janet Stewart

RCH Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator