Three Crowns Park in northwest Evanston is setting a challenge for Senior Race-Against-Hate runners. 

Three Crowns Park will award $100 to the fastest female and male winners of the 5k and 10k races who are 70 or older.

“This award is a great opportunity to highlight the extremely active older adult population in Evanston and everywhere,” said Trimmy Stamell, YWCA race administrator. 

The race will be held on June 16 at Long Field, Sheridan Road at Lincoln Street.

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“We are very excited to be a sponsor of the YWCA Ricky Byrdsong Memorial Race Against Hate,” said Gina Eshuis, director of marketing at Three Crowns Park. 

Three Crowns Park residents, families, staff and friends will all walk the 5k as a team and will celebrate their finish at Three Crowns Park hospitality tent after the race. 

“We invite all racers and attendees to come visit us on Long Field for refreshments and to congratulate our senior winners,” said Ms. Eshius.