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9th Annual RCH Foundation "Hospital Hustle" 5K Set for June 6th

ROCHELLE, IL--The Rochelle Community Hospital Foundation will host the 9th Annual “Hospital Hustle” 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, June 6, 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.

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

     Awards will be presented to various age divisions ranging from youth to age 70 and over for both male and female. A plaque will be awarded to the fastest team. Entry fees are as follows: $25 for pre-entry up to May 29 or $30 beginning May 30 until race day.  

     NEW this year, Chip Timing will be offered by Franklin Finish.  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.

     Online registration is now available and OPEN through May 29, 2015.  To register online and for more race details, log onto the hospital’s website at and visit the Foundation tab, Annual Hospital Hustle.  You are also welcome to print a registration form from the website or stop by the hospital to pick up a registration form.

     T-shirts will be given to the first 300 pre-registered participants.  Subsequently, these will be given out on a first come, first served basis. 

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

Janet E Stewart

RCH Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator