First Responders Family Fest 2015

The First Responders Family Fest 2015 will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Deer Grove East Forest Preserve in Palatine, IL. This festival will have something for the whole family to enjoy. Activities will include a 5K Fun Run/Walk, Youth 1-Mile Race, Tug-Of-War Challenge and a Water Balloon Challenge.

Plus don’t miss the 2nd annual First Responders Challenge where you can cheer on local police, firefighters and other competitors as they battle it out through an obstacle course for ultimate champion bragging rights. Other family-friendly activities will include an inflatable bounce house and lots of food and beverages available for purchase. Click on an event below for more information and how to register.

**ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**     **YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH EVENT INDIVIDUALLY**

Choose an Event:

FIRST RESPONDERS CHALLENGE

Police, firefighters and other competitors battle it out through an obstacle course for ultimate champion bragging rights!

11:00 AM

5K FUN RUN/WALK

Test your endurance on a 3.1 mile course that runs through the forest preserve! Also, includes a youth 1-mile race.

1-Mile: 8:30 AM – 5K: 9:00 AM

TUG-OF-WAR CHALLENGE

Teams of three pull against each other at opposite ends of a rope to prove who is strongest!

12:00 PM

WATER BALLOON CHALLENGE

Partner up in the Water Balloon Toss, get wet during the Water Balloon Fight, or participate in both!

Fight: 10:15 AM – Toss: 12:00 PM