2nd Annual Running of the Bears to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Bears went on sale June 10th and can be purchased at the Sterling Police Department and are $5 each, 5 for $20 or 25 for $100.
Bears will be dropped from the 1st Avenue Bridge and float to the tip of Lawrence Park. First bear in will receive a 4 day/3 night stay for 2 adults and 2 children at the Grand Palladium in Costa Mujeres, Mexico and includes hotel and all meals and drinks at the hotel.
Second place is a one year family membership to the Sterling YMCA; Third place is an iPad and the last bear in wins a taco a week for a year. Questions? Contact the Sterling Police Department at 815-632-6613. The Running of the Bears will be Saturday from 10-12noon.