The 17th Annual Mark Linder Walk for the Mind will be held at the RiverPlex, located at 600 NE Water Street in Peoria, on Saturday, September 28.

The annual one-mile, brain tumor walk is held to promote awareness and raise funds for brain tumor research programs at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria.

Registration for the event begins at 7:30 a.m., with the event beginning at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine. The fee is $20 for walkers, $10 for kids age 10 and under. The event is free for brain tumor survivors.

A raffle will be held during the registration period, kids’ games will be provided during the walk, photo ops will be available along the walk route, and goody bags with refreshments will be provided after the walk.

For more information or to register online, visit, or contact Penny Wright at 309-444-8762.

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