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Nearly 500 Registered for 15th Annual Thin Mint Sprint!

 Nearly 500 people have registered for Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois’ (GSNI) 15th Annual Thin Mint Sprint this Saturday, September 21, at Harlem High School, 1 Huskie Circle, in Machesney Park. The event includes an 8K Road Race, 2 Mile Run, and 2 Mile Walk through Rock Cut State Park. Both the 8K and 2 Mile Run will be chip-timed by Tri-3 Timing. The 8K race is a Rockford Road Runners Circuit Race. 


In-person registration is still available from 3–6 p.m. at GSNI’s Rockford Resource Center at 1886 Daimler Road. Onsite race day registration will also be available! 8K registration is $35 for youth and adults. 2 Mile Run is $35 adults; $15 non-Girl Scout youth; $10 for Girl Scouts. 2 Mile Walk is $15 for adults and non-Girl Scout youth; $10 for Girl Scouts, ages 18 and under. 


Proceeds from the event support GSNI in their efforts to provide amazing experiences and opportunities for girls to learn valuable life skills, try new things, all while cultivating the character to make a difference in the world!


Thank you to our Thin Mint Sprint event sponsors! Sponsors include Members Alliance Credit Union, Greenlee, SmithAmundsen, Physicians Immediate Care, Ackerman Family, Aqua Aerobic, Network Craze, Rocktown Adventures, Argent, Gummow Family Foundation

Fleet Feet, B103, and WREX-TV.