Stiletto Sprint set for Saturday

Stiletto Sprint set for Saturday

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana will host its second Stiletto Sprint on Saturday in downtown Champaign.

This year's event features three races: one for women at 5:30 p.m.; one for teams at 5:45; and one for men at 6 on Walnut Street between Main and Chester streets. All runners must wear at least 2-inch heels to run.

Check-in begins at 4:30 p.m.; the individual participant entry fee is $15 and the four-member team fee is $55 in advance. Registration on the day of the event is $20 for individuals and $60 for teams.

Registration is available online at

Prizes will be awarded to the race winners as well as "Best Shoes" and "Most Dangerous Shoes." The Stiletto Sprint is also offering a special prize for teams of educators.

In conjunction with the race, the group is collecting women's dress shoes to support the Center for Women in Transition. For more information about Junior League projects, visit

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