October 22nd, 2008

A Hospice Fun Run/Walk is scheduled at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, beginning on Great River Medical Center’s campus, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. It is sponsored by five community members who share a passion for running and Great River Hospice. Proceeds will support ongoing operations at Great River Hospice House.

The entry fee for the four-mile run/walk is $20. The fee includes a long-sleeve T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female finishers, and medals will be given to the first three finishers in 13 age groups.

The entry fee for the one-mile stroll around the hospital’s lake is $10. It includes a short-sleeve T-shirt.

Refreshments and tours of the hospice house will be available to all participants after the race.

Entry forms are available at Great River Hospice House, Miller Chiropractic and the Burlington/West Burlington Chamber of Commerce, or by calling Aaron Mennen at (319) 750-4063. Race day entries will also be accepted.