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Mendota Community Hospital CORNAPALOOZA

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10 K, 5 K
Lake Mendota
Mendota, Illinois
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Mendota Community Hospital presents the 7th Annual CornaPalooza! The race starts & ends at Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Drive). Race participants should follow signs and enter Lake Mendota property from Route 251/52 & Tom Merwin Drive. Follow signage for designated parking. The course will take you west outside of Mendota to take on the rolling hills & sights of rural Mendota. 10K course will include a 1-mile stretch of compacted gravel road. Runners will experience a mile or more of Lake Kakusha TRAIL, it is mowed & shaded!

• Pre-registration / Registration Opens at 6:30 a.m.
• Race starts at 8:00 a.m.
• Official CornaPalooza T-shirt for participants
(size nor shirt guaranteed for late registrants)
• USATF CERTIFIED 5K & 10K Courses
• Awards will be presented to the 1st overall male & female runners in the 5K & 10K runs. 1st through 3rd places will be awarded medals in each age group
• All 14 & under receive participation ribbons.
• Entry fees: $20 if postmarked by 8/2/14
$25 8/3/14-8/9/14

Event Start Location

Packet Pickup / Expo
6:30 A.M. start for Race Day Registration / Packet Pick- up.
Race starts & ends at
Lake Mendota West Shelter.
Awards, giveaways & some great corny food for all that participate

Post Race Activities
Awards, giveaways & some great corny food for all that participate.

Entry Fee – Non-Refundable
Race will be held rain or shine. In case of cancellation due to severe weather, thank you for your donation.

Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Dr.) is located right off of Route 52/251. If you are coming from the Chicagoland area or Northern Suburbs, use I-294 south or I-355 south to I-88 west, then to I-39 south. Also from Chicago, I-55 south to I-80 west may be used to reach I-39 north. If you are coming from the western suburbs, use I-88 west to I-39 south. If you live in the Southern Suburbs, take I-80 west to I-39 north. The exit off I-39 for Mendota is exit #72, Route 34, Mendota-Earlville, turn west on Route 34 and in 2 miles you will be in Mendota. From other areas, north or south of Mendota, use I-39, U.S. Route 52 or U.S. Route 251. For visitors from the east or west of Mendota, use I-80 to I-39 north or U.S. Route 34.


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