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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (5/8/13)

Contact: Ken Churilla
(708) 672-1414

WGN-TV’s Dina Bair to lead Runnin’ With The Horses 5k on June 8 to benefit fight against breast cancer

Horses won’t be the only thing running at Balmoral Park on Saturday, June 8 as runners from all over Chicagoland will take to the track in the 5th annual Runnin’ With The Horses 5k run.

The 5k course winds the historic grounds of Balmoral Park with the final mile ON THE TRACK finishing at the actual finish line alongside horses as they warm up on the outside of the track!

Awards are given to the each of the Top 3 Overall Male & Female finishers in addition to the Top 3 Male & Females in each division ranging from 15 & under to 60+. The event is timed using Chip Timing Technology from T&H timing.

100 percent of the event proceeds benefit the “One In A Million” campaign, Part of DWCC: a charity that raises and distributes money to organizations doing great work in the fight against breast cancer in the Chicagoland area.

Registration is $25 per person and includes:
• Event race shirt
• Post race Fruit and Refreshments provided by Walt’s Foods, Gatorade and Aquafina
• One free pint of beer at the Brewhaha Beer Festival (for runners 21 and over)
o Three (3) free pints to all that register online before 5-26-13
o The Brewhaha features over two dozen craft beers, live music by The Muddsharks, food and live racing.

Runners can register by calling (708) 672-1414 or by logging onto

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 DWCC: With the full name of Dancing With Chicago Celebrities, this 401c3 organization is led by Dina Bair (WGN-TV) and Jane Melvin and donates money to charity organizations in the Chicagoland area that do work in the fight against breast cancer.

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