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Kick Butts 5K, Picnic Set for April 14; Register by March 26 for T-shirt


The fifth annual Kick Butts Day 5K run/walk and community picnic are to be held at Morton Park on Saturday, April 14.

The run/walk will begin at 9 a.m., and the picnic will directly follow.

Both events are sponsored by Eastern Illinois University's Health Service and Student Community Service to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco use, encourage smoking cessation and encourage an overall healthy lifestyle

Registration for the 5K is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12. The fee includes a T-shirt, food and beverages. To guarantee a T-shirt, please register by March 26. Walk-up registration will also be available.

The registration form is available online at

For more information, please contact Catherine Bocke in the EIU Health Service at or 581-7786.