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Hinsdale Rotary Charity Classic Raises More Than $70,000 for Charity

Thomas C Norton  | Published on Monday, November 20, 2017
On October 15th, the 23rd Hinsdale Rotary Run Charity Classic Race, a CARA certified annual event, brought more than 500 racersw and over 350 spectators and volunteers out for the Morgan Stanley 10K run, the Rooney 5K run, the Molex 5K walk, the Hinsdale Bank & Trust 3K run, the Birches Walk & Roll, the Mutt Strut, and the Hinsdale Grade School Mascot Race on the historic streets of Hinsdale.
District 181 schools continued their long-standing tradition of a friendly competition for the highest percentage of student and staff Hinsdale Rotary Run event registrants. Hinsdale Middle School won the “Mr. K Cup”, and Oak School won the “Mrs. B Trophy”. The world famous District 181 Mascot Race ended in a tie between “Hootie” from Oak School and “Paws” from Madison School.
The good news: Over $70,000 was raised which will go to the AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Foundation, The Hinsdale Community House Foundation, District 181 Foundation, The Ray Graham Center (Hanson