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Annual Hormel Institute walk to join Freedom Fest

Published 5:44pm Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Hormel Institute is partnering with local groups for the third annual “Walk for a Cancer Free World,” which will be part of this year’s Freedom Fest.

The one-mile walking loop begins at 4 p.m. on July 5 and end at the Hormel Institute. Participants will go through nearby neighborhoods and past the Hormel Foods Corporate Office.

Following the walk, The Hormel Institute, Mower Refreshed, YMCA of Austin and Hy-Vee dietitian Jen Haugen will offer healthy living giveaways and information until 5:30 p.m.

Registration by June 21 is $10 per person, which includes a T-shirt and $30 per family (four-person limit). After that date, the cost is $15 per person and $30 per family. Pre-registration is available at the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce. Same-day registration will be accepted from 3:30 to 4 p.m. at The Hormel Institute. All registration money from the event goes directly to research.


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