Make A Wish Illinois is hosting a costumed walk and run this weekend in Champaign to benefit local children with life-threatening illnesses.
Participants in Walk and Run for Wishes are encouraged to dress up as a favorite character or in a costume for the 5K run and one mile walk. The walk and run will be followed by refreshments, music and other entertainment, with prizes awarded for top fundraisers as well as best youth and adult costumes.
And former Chicago Bears football player Desmond Clark will be attending the event and running the 5K.
Registration is $30 for adults and $15 for children ages 12 and under. Walk and Run for Wishes begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at Zahnd Park at 706 Kenyon Road in Champaign.