The Fowler-Bonan Foundation's "Clothes for Kids" program will be the beneficiary of a Harrisburg-to-Eldorado Saline County Rails to Trails 1/4 Marathon Run/6.5K Walk set for Saturday, May 25.
The event is being hosted by the Southern Illinois Community Health Coalition, with parking, registration and finish line to be at the Egyptian Health Department on US Route 45 North in Eldorado.
Transportation from the health department to the starting line will be provided by RIDES Mass Transit. Registration starts at 7 a.m. with the events to begin at 8 a.m.
Overall medals will be presented to the top two male/females in each event, and in the age divisions of 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 / older.
A $20 registration fee includes a guaranteed T-shirt for entrants registered by May 15. Registration forms and more information is available by contacting Jamie Byrd by phone at 618-273-3326, ext. 2155, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Web at www.egyptian.org. Volunteers on race day are also needed.
"We are grateful to the Southern Illinois Community Health Coalition and the Egyptian Health Department for sponsoring this event for our "Clothes for Kids" program," Fowler-Bonan Foundation board chairman Dale Fowler said. “We encourage everyone to come out on May 25 and enjoy this Harrisburg to Eldorado Rails to Trails event."
The Southeastern Illinois Community Health Coalition (SICHC) is a Not For Profit Corporation formed in 2008 with individuals and organizations representing Saline, White and Gallatin Counties. By providing leadership and a unified voice at the local level on all health related issues, the Coalition's mission is to have an active interest in and commitment to improving the health status of the communities in Southeastern Illinois.