- A virtual or on-site 5K event - | Early Bird Registration deadline May 7
Boxing Club Needs Community Support
AURORA, Ill., May 6, 2021 – The public is invited to support the second annual Jesse “The Law” Memorial 5K benefiting the Jesse “The Law” Torres Boxing Club. The “United We Stride” event takes place over the Memorial Day Weekend (But can be ran up to two weeks in advance for those who cannot run the 29th).
Beyond a at home/virtual experience, participants (runner/walker) can attend the on-site event at Waubonsee Lake Park, 998 Kautz Rd, Aurora, on Saturday, May 29, 8 a.m.
The club will be awarding the top runners and top fundraisers with some fun prizes.
The goal for the Memorial Day 5K is $20, 000. The club’s board president, Uni Torres-Camacho states, “The club needs these funds to help it come back from the pandemic shutdown and to meet our future program and facility needs for Aurora’s youth. Community support is truly needed.”
Programs that will benefit at the boxing club include…
- His Heiress
- Aurora City Life – Mentoring
- Rock Steady Boxing – Fighting Parkinson’s
The club has been housed at the Fox Valley Park District’s Copley Boxing & Fitness Center, 517 N. Union St., Aurora, since 2014.
All registrants will get a 5K Participation Medal and everyone who raises $100+ gets a FREE t-shirt!
Early Bird Registration is $20 – Use promo THELAW (ends 5/7/2021) Registration $25
Participants can download the MapMyRun App to track your time.
Learn more about the club’s programs and register for 5K: www.jessethelawboxing.com
About Jesse “The Law” Boxing Club
Jesse “The Law” Boxing Club is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization. It provides underprivileged youth and residents of Aurora a place where they can participate at no cost in physical fitness while learning the sport of boxing. For some 27 years, Jesse and his team continue to strive to expand its programs and offerings to the Aurora community.
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