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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/03/2017
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Carthage Square

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The annual Strawberry Strut, a 5-mile run/walk and a 1-mile fitness run will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Carthage, Illinois.  All proceeds from the Strawberry Strut will be donated to the Memorial Hospital Cardiopulmonary Department.

The 1-mile fitness run will begin at 8:00 a.m. on the west side of the Carthage square. Five-mile runners will start at 8:45 a.m. with walkers starting four minutes later.  Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. on the ground floor of the Hancock County Courthouse.

Trophies will be awarded to the top three male and the top three female finishers in the 5-mile and a plaque to the first finisher in each of the age divisions and medals to second and third place finishers in each of the age divisions. A trophy will be awarded to the first male and the first female finishers in the 1-mile fitness run and medals to second through seventh place to male and female finishers in the 1-mile fitness run. The top male and the top female walkers will earn trophies and medals will go to second through seventh place male and female walkers. Ribbons will be given to the top 3 boys and top 3 girls for every age between 5 and 12 years old in the 1-mile fitness run. Several memorial trophies and master’s trophies will be awarded.

Entry forms can be picked up at Hancock County Farm Bureau, Carthage City Hall, or the Carthage Chamber of Commerce office.  Forms are also posted on the Carthage Chamber of Commerce website at www.carthage-il.com>Community Calendar of Events>June 6>Strawberry Strut. To register, mail the entry form with your check to Nadine Blair, 110 N. Madison St., Carthage, IL 62321.  Questions may be directed to Nadine Blair at

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