First Responders Challenge Family Fest 2015
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The 2nd annual First Responders Challenge Family Fest has something for the entire family! Join us on Saturday, August 22nd at Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine for a day of family fun, starting with a Youth 1-Mile Run at 830 a.m., followed by a 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. The marquis event of the day will be the First Responders Challenge, beginning at 11 a.m., where police, firemen, military personnel, EMT's, other first responders and every day people will battle it out in teams of three for ultimate championship bragging rights - by competing in an obstacle course challenge! Teams are still forming. The day will finish with a water balloon and tug-of-war challenge for attendees to participate in. All throughout, kids and families will enjoy a business showcase of more than two dozen area vendors, bouncy house, a dunk tank and food and beverages available for purchase.