Park Ridge to host annual ‘Tame the Flame’ 5k event
PARK RIDGE — The third annual 5k “Tame the Flame” event and kids’s fitness challenge kicks off on Oct. 6.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Park Ridge Fire Department. Sign-up includes an event t-shirt for the 5k charity. This walk/run will be held in the Village of Park Ridge heading onto the Green Circle Trail.
Afterwards, there will be a Kids Fitness Challenge. This includes practicing fire safety with a smoke house, kids fitness games, and a chance to meet Smokey the Bear and McGruff the Crime Dog.
T-shirts will also be on sale in support of the local fire department. Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 the day of the event. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/