2013 Run for the Animals 5K/10K
and Zippity Zoo Run
Saturday, June 1, 2013 • Memorial Park
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Race Director: Vanessa Peca
Race Tips From Event Partners:
Parks Plus Fitness Center
While you are training for the Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K, Parks Plus Fitness Center Personal Trainers recommend that you:
• Stretch before and after each training run
• Hydrate thoughout the day to avoid dehydration
• Get plenty of sleep
• Avoid using a treadmill for your training. You will be better prepared for the race running outside on the pavement.
• Get fitted for proper running shoes
• Dress in layers on cooler training days
• Run with a friend to keep motivated
• Don't forget to cross-train
• Have Fun!
Our personal trainers are willing to help you meet and exceed your fitness and race goals. Interested in training with one of our certified personal trainers? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for rates and availability.
Visit our website at: parksplusfitness.com
Newsome Physical Therapy
Newsome and McCloughan Physical Therapy is a proud sponsor of the 2013 Cosley Run for the Animals. We are located at 75 Danada Square East, in the Dominick’s shopping center between Blick Art and Game Stop. Feel free to call and schedule a free injury screening if you have an injury or a Functional Movement Screen if you do not. The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is an excellent screening tool used to help predict likelihood of injury. Have this done prior to or during race training to help ensure an injury free running season. Contact us at (630) 588-8840 to schedule a screening.
Run Today specializes in equipment for running, walking, cross country or track. Their knowledgeable staff utilizes sophisticated Step foot scanning and gait analysis technology to assess foot size and gait to recommend the most comfortable, supportive shoe regardless of your activity. This process focuses on arch type and pressure point evaluation. From hydration, socks, apparel and more, we have what you need to keep your active and healthy lifestyle moving forward.
Post Race Breakfast Sponsor: Betty Bradshaw
The Cosley Run for the Animals is a CARA Certified Race
This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA Certified Race. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA's Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.
Due to CARA's advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.
The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run—farther, faster, better, for life.