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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (8/7/12)

Contact: Ken Churilla, (708) 672-1414
Michelle Pruitt – American Cancer Society – (708) 633-7770 Option #3


Balmoral Park, one of the nation’s premier horse racing venues, has partnered with the American Cancer Society to host one of their popular “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walks this Saturday, August 11.

People are invited to pre-register for the walk at or they can sign up onsite at Balmoral Park on Saturday to walk 3.1 miles on the actual racetrack.

Registration / Check in begins at 2 pm with the walk starting at 3:45 pm. The American Cancer Society will also host a variety of activities including a DJ, children’s area, survivor tent and more. All participants in the walk will be offered a $5 discount in the Balmoral Club Dining Room that evening as well.

When live racing begins at 7:10 pm that night, all breast cancer survivors who take place in the walk will be invited into the Winners Circle for a photo with the winning horse after race #2.

More information can be found at

For more information visit or call (708) 672-1414.

About Balmoral Park: Located in Crete, IL just 12 miles south of 80/94; Balmoral Park has been one of the nation's premier horse racing facilities since 1926. Balmoral Park features live racing every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission and parking is always free.

ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF NWI: Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI is an after-school and summer youth development organization providing positive, educational, leadership, and character building programs for youth ages 6 to 18 that serve over 7,000 youth in Lake County, Indiana.

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