COMMUNITY 5K Race Raises Funds to Build New Churches

The COMMUNITY 5K Run/Walk Race on June 21 in Downtown Plainfield, Illinois raises funds to support NewThing, a church planting organization partnering with Community Christian Church.
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. - May 1, 2014 - PRLog -- The annual COMMUNITY 5K Race takes place Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Settlers’ Park in Plainfield.  The family-friendly run/walk is designed to bring families together to support NewThing, a mission of Community Christian Church; NewThing trains leaders to plant reproducing churches and currently supports over 100 churches around the world. NewThing’s mission is to be “a catalyst for movements of reproducing churches relentlessly dedicated to helping people find their way back to God.” A portion of the proceeds will also benefit The Forgotten Initiative, a local organization whose mission is to bring joy and purpose to the foster care community.

The COMMUNITY 5K Race route is flat and fast, winding through the park and around Ira Jones Middle School, ending at Settlers’ Park Pavilion.

“It’s a great first race for beginners and a fun run for more experienced runners,” says Race Director Kelly Chapman. The race starts in Settlers’ Park in downtown Plainfield, 24403 W Lockport St.  The kids’ 1K begins at 7:30 AM, and the adults’ 5K begins at 7:45 AM. The cost for kids to participate in the 1K is $20; cost for adults to participate in the 5K is $30. Registration is now open online at

Road Runner Sports is a proud sponsor of the COMMUNITY 5K and is awarding each male and female winner with a new pair of running shoes.  Sponsorships are still available at a variety of levels. Businesses interested in sponsoring should contact Kelly Chapman at or 404-578-2808.

Photos available upon request.

Community Christian Church is a nondenominational Christian church whose mission is “Helping People Find Their Way Back to God.”  COMMUNITY currently serves through 13 locations throughout the Chicagoland area. To learn more about Community Christian Church, please visit

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