Save the Date!

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Registration opens October 9, 2017!

2017 Race Results

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http://redshoerun.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Overall-Results-1.pdf

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Rockford, IL—The 14th Annual Red Shoe Run—For Donor Awareness is being presented by Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network and will take place Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at Northern Illinois University—Rockford.  This 5K run/fitness walk began in 2004 to increase awareness about the lifesaving need for organ, tissue, eye, blood and marrow cell donations and raise funds to sustain those efforts in the community. Every dollar pledged brings us closer to our goal of helping every patient find …

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Overall Results and Age Division Results for the 2016 Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness are available now!

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Online registration closes at 8am on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 After that time, you can register, in person, at the Rock River Valley Blood Center, 419 N. Sixth Street in Rockford on Thursday, April 7 6:30am-6:00pm or Friday, April 8 from 6:30-9:30am. You may also be able to register day of race at NIU Rockford, but registration is only open from 6:30-7:30am. Please arrive early if wishing to register. Pre-registered participants may pick up their race packets at the Rock River …

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We are proud to announce the launch of our new website! Constructed in a state-of-the-art platform, our new website performs on phones and tablets. The site will also provide race results as well as more photos from the event. “We love our new website,” notes Jen Bowman, Public Relations and Marketing Manager with Rock River Valley Blood Center, “We wanted to provide our race participants with a better online experience. Now they can easily register and access post-race information from …

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2015 will go down as one of the best Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness events in our history. We host this spectacular event to raise money to promote organ, tissue and blood donation. Held every year in April, the Red Shoe Run continues to attract new participants each year. Many are friends and families of those touched by donation, but our influence is growing. The fun and comraderie of this event makes it one of Illinois’ premiere donation related events …

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