Jack H. Marston Melanoma Research Fund
5k Registration Reminder 
October 15, 2010
In This Issue
"This Run's For Jack" Registration
Items for Sale
Race Day Schedule
Julia's story
Congrats Chgo Team
Quick Links

Final chance to register on-line for "This Run's For Jack." 

Don't miss out on the great t-shirt this year! 

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday.

~ Sharon Marston and TRFJ Committee Members
Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Fund

*On-line registration closes at 6:00 pm Friday*
Packet Pickup, Saturday, 9am - 4pm, Ackerman Sports Center
 Go to website for more information (click on picture below).
09 race start
Sunday, October 17, 2010
8:00 a.m.
Ackerman Park, Glen Ellyn 
Free Private Skin Checks by local dermatologists,
ChronoTrack timing tag, USATF Certified Course,
Music, Awards, Food, Kids Zone, JACKFM,  Massages,
Long Sleeve Shirt (while they last), Meet our 2010 Marathon Team Members.

Click below to register
Where has your Jack's shirt been? Items for Sale
Saturday at Packet-Pickup
  • Vintage Jack's Run Shirts 
  • String Bags - Blue with Angel Shoe Logo
Sunday on Race Morning
  • Pumpkins sold by JKB Leadership Group
7th Annual "This Run's For Jack" 5k
Race Day Schedule for October 17, 2010 
2009 3 men in navy shirt6:00 Walk-up Registration and Timing Tag Pick-Up
7:30 Welcome and Announcements
7:45 Warm Up 
8:00 Start
9:00 Party at the Finish Line
9:15 Awards Ceremony (check website for categories)

Important:  Same day registration desk is located in front of Ackerman Sports Center Building.

Turn-in Team Challenge roster on Sunday to Kathy.
Parking is limited - lot fills fast.

Race results will be posted at Chicagoaa.com, Cararuns.org, racetime.info and jacksfund.org
Julia Julia's story ~ Why she attends "This run's for Jack" ...

"As a young girl, I always imagined 16 as the perfect age.  It's the year teenagers earn their driver's licenses, attend prom and visit colleges.  In my young eyes, a sixteen-year-old's life was filled with promise.  As I began my junior year of high school, however, I learned my "sweet sixteen" would be a far different experience than I had anticipated. 

On August 29, 2003, my world flipped around when I learned my school physical had lead to a diagnosis: Advanced Melanoma.  Before that day, I couldn't define "melanoma."  I thought skin cancer affected middle-aged men and elderly women who never wore sunscreen.  Yes, I was blonde and fair-skinned, but I felt healthy.  I was sixteen ...

To read more of Julia's story, please click here.

marathoners 2010 balbo tentCongratulations!

Jack's Chicago Marathon

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