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    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

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    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

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    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

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    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

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    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

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    The event, which begins with in-stadium activities at 5:30 p.m., will benefit the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids foster care adoption program, a signature program of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Greg Jennings is pushing to play against Giants

Posted Nov 21, 2012

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings

GREEN BAY—Mike McCarthy is calling it a “stretch,” but Greg Jennings isn’t ruling out the possibility he’ll be ready to play on Sunday, after taking what he called a “big step” on Wednesday.

Jennings returned to the practice field for some jog-through snaps and individual drills before continuing to rehab from his abdominal/groin surgery. Getting back on the field has intensified the “itch,” Jennings said, after missing the last six games.

“Me personally, I don’t feel like I’m a longshot,” Jennings said, when told of the characterization of his status by McCarthy, who acknowledged that the veteran receiver is pushing to play. “Playing it safe, they could say longshot. But I feel great. The body feels great.”

It’s been a long time since Jennings could say that. He first injured the abdominal/groin area in Week 1, missed one game, then came back for a game and a half before reinjuring it. He also dealt with a concussion and other bumps and bruises in training camp, all of which has made this the most trying season of the Pro Bowler’s seven-year career.

Faced with so much frustration, Jennings’ “spirits are good,” and his biggest obstacle right now is getting his endurance back after so much time off. Through all the running he did on Wednesday, Jennings said his “wind is horrible.”

“I pretty much pushed myself to see how much I could take,” he said. “As far as speed, I got up to full speed on a few routes.”

The Packers hope they’re hitting full speed with five straight wins after a 2-3 start, though they’re being reminded often this week what they look like when they’re not in high gear.

The 37-20 playoff loss to the Giants that ended a 15-1 season has been part of the team’s film study, obviously. Both teams’ roster are similar to 2011. Perhaps any discomfort the film generates will serve as a reality check for a team that arguably has as much momentum now as it did last year at this time, when it was the league’s lone unbeaten.

“Watching the playoff game, it wasn’t fun. I think that’s obvious,” McCarthy said. “It’s part of the process. This is a regular-season game. We all understand how our season ended, and we answered those questions respectfully throughout the offseason, but we’re focused on going 8-3 and that’s really what the message was today.”

The Packers got to 7-3 with a clutch, late fourth-quarter TD drive in Detroit to erase a 20-14 deficit. With two new “starters” on the offensive line (T.J. Lang at right tackle and Evan Dietrich-Smith at left guard), the Packers struggled at times with the Lions’ defensive line, and the Giants’ front four is a notch above.

Yet, with the game on the line, the offense drove 82 yards in 2½ minutes to quiet the hostile Ford Field crowd. Coincidentally, the last time the offense put together a crucial drive on the road that late in the game was a game-winning march for a field goal against the Giants last December.

“It was a good test for us,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said of the Detroit game, “because you’re dealing with two guys in new positions, crowd noise, late fourth-quarter drives – a lot of situations that were difficult for us to deal with and good practice for us moving forward.

“I think we’ll be better equipped this week. We’ve got another tough road game with the crowd noise, a game that could come down to the last possession, like it did last year in the regular season.”

It didn’t in the playoffs, but like McCarthy said, the Packers are done talking about the past.

“We’ve tipped our hats to them numerous times,” Jennings said. “We’re done tipping our hat for last year. This is a new year. They have a new team, we have a new team. The best team will win on Sunday night.”

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