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May 13, 2013 • 02:22:03 p.m.

American Cancer Society to host 42nd annual Walk, Roll event Saturday


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ELGIN – The American Cancer Society's 42nd annual Walk and Roll event will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Festival Park in Elgin.

Registration for the event starts at 8 a.m. Participants can choose to walk five miles, skate 10 miles or bike 15 miles to help raise money to fight all forms of cancer.

There is a registration fee of $15 for all participants 18 and older, and participation can be in teams or individually.

Participants who raise $100 will receive a T-shirt and could win additional prizes.

Wagons, strollers, tricycles and wheelchairs are welcome. Walkers with leashed dogs can walk the "puppy path."

The goal is to raise $1 million statewide to help the American Cancer Society provide free resources and support to cancer patients.

For information, visit or call 630-879-9009, ext. 3.

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