The 13th Annual Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk
8 AM, Saturday, June 1st 2013
The 13th Annual Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run takes place at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Northbrook/Glenview School District 30's Maple School, 2370 Shermer Road, Northbrook. On Friday, May 31, join everyone at the "Get Ready with Spaghetti" PTO dinner, which will be offered between 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Via Classico Restaurant will be providing the pasta! At this time, participants will also be able to pick up their t-shirts and race packets, enjoy dinner, and visit exhibits by race vendors.
Read all about the history of the Lew Blond Run in the May issue of Inside Glenview Magazine!
The event continually honors the memory of Lew Blond, an exceptional and dedicated District 30 teacher who passed away from ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) in 2000.
The race is USTFA (United States Track and Field Association) certified and is CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association) registered. A flat, scenic race course goes through the Maple School neighborhood. The event attracts a wide range of participants. It is supported by School District 30 and the Lew Blond Memorial 5K nonprofit organization.
Sponsors Support ALS Research, Scholarships and School Projects
Sponsorship opportunities are currently available for the 2013 race. Come and join our race team!
Proceeds benefit research through the ALS Foundation, and are used for identified School District 30 projects. Race proceeds also fund scholarships for former Maple School students intending to pursue careers in education following graduation from Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South High Schools.
Become a part of the action by supporting this community tradition and by lending a hand in the fight against ALS. Volunteers are also needed to help out on race day. Contact Maple School's Assistant Principal Chris Brown to become a sponsor. He can be reached at 847-400-8900.
It is important for kids to exercise because...
Physical activity will our children healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Kids who exercise are more likely to keep exercising as an adult. Exercise helps kids achieve and maintain a healthy body weight. Regular physical activity helps build and maintain strong, healthy muscles, bones and joints. Exercise also improves the quality of sleep. Source: www.acefitness.org
Sign up as a family for this year's Lew Blond Run on Saturday, June 1 at 8 am at Maple School! After May 9, the price goes up $5. Act now! Go to https://register.bazumedia.com/reg/form?eventID=2936 or click on the The Lew Blond Run brochure/registration form link on this page for more information.
to our 2012 sponsors
Cardinal Health Foundation,
Highland Baking Company,
Hodges, Loizzi-Eisenhammer Rodick & Kohn,
The Tivador Family,
Glenview State Bank,
District 30 Staff,
North Suburban YMCA,
The Runner's Edge,
New Balance North Shore,
The Sullivan Family,
Glen Allergy & Asthma,
Hal S. Pineless,
20/10 Engineering Group, LLC, JP
Autumn Tree Care Experts,
GCA Educational Services,
The Carter Family.
Food donors included:
The Bilimoria Family,
The Daruwalla Family,
The Fairbanks Family,
The Lupfer Family,
The Margolin Family,
Mark Vend (Stu Rosen),
Mary Ann Sgarlata,
The Spatafora Family,
Whole Foods Market