Calendar

Jul
4
Sat
Park 2 Park
Jul 4 @ 7:30 am

Location: Bloomington

This inter-city race starts on Wood Street near Miller Park in Bloomington, east on Wood Street, then north on Main Street, through downtown Bloomington, turns west on Gregory, then north on the Constitution Trail to The Corn Crib in Normal. View Park to Park Course Map.

The race originated in 1985 as the Intercity 10K. After two years the race was changed to a 5 mile run. For years, the 5 mile run was a little longer than 5 miles. In 1993, the Lake Run club began organizing the event and made the 5 mile course accurate.

Packet Pickup:

July 3rd, 4-7 PM at Often Running (206 South Linden Street, Normal Illinois 61761)

July 4th, Race Day, 6-7 AM at Miller Park Pavillion

 

 

Jul
10
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm

Kids ages 1-12 are invited to participate every Friday night May 29- August 7 (No run Friday July 3).
Check in starts at 5:30 & run starts at 6:00 every week.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Download Registration Form or Register Online

May 29 IWU Track
June 5 IWU Track
June 12 Parkside Jr High
June 19 Parkside Jr High
June 26 IWU Track
July 3 NO RUN
July 10 IWU Track
July 17 Parkside Jr High
July 24 Parkside Jr High
July 31 IWU Track
August 7 IWU Track
Jul
11
Sat
Run for the Health of It
Jul 11 @ 7:00 am

location: Chillicothe
Cost: 14 and older $20.00 13 and under $15.00 add $5.00 if t-shirt requested

5K chip-timed run on sanctioned USATF course. also 2mile fun walk. Participants receive free breakfast and spectators may purchase tickets for breakfast. Race followed by family fun day including climbing wall, inflatables and fun-family filled events.

Fisher Fair 5K Run/Walk
Jul 11 @ 8:00 am

Location: Fisher 

Race begins and ends at the fair grounds and runs through the village of Fisher. Generally flat with a few short uphill grades. Runners are $22 with a T-shirt or $12 without by June 27. Race day runners are $24 with a shirt or $14 without. Walkers are $20/$10 by June 27. Race day walkers are $22/$12. Walkers are timed only. No awards are given in the walker category. T-shirts are moisture wicking with the feel of cotton. Shirts are not guaranteed on race day. Door prizes at awards ceremony. Showers are available. Race is chip timed.

Dog Days
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington

Jul
17
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm

Kids ages 1-12 are invited to participate every Friday night May 29- August 7 (No run Friday July 3).
Check in starts at 5:30 & run starts at 6:00 every week.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Download Registration Form or Register Online

May 29 IWU Track
June 5 IWU Track
June 12 Parkside Jr High
June 19 Parkside Jr High
June 26 IWU Track
July 3 NO RUN
July 10 IWU Track
July 17 Parkside Jr High
July 24 Parkside Jr High
July 31 IWU Track
August 7 IWU Track
Jul
18
Sat
Bella Soul Race for Cerebral Palsy Research
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

Location: Germantown Hill, IL
Cost: $30

It is the mission, duty, and purpose of Bella Soul 501(c)3 NFP to address, support, and provide financial aid in form of scholarships to individuals in college who have chronic health problems, physical disabilities, and disease.
Bella Soul is teaming up with Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation to present the first race in Illinois for Cerebral Palsy Research.

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Fisherman’s Trail 7.5k Trail Race
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

Location: Comlara Park
This course is 100 percent trail. Lots of technical running areas-roots-rockswater and such. And maybe a surprise or two. You might not want to wear your best running shoes. This is real trail running. We will try and stay as close to 7.5k as possible, but course will be different than 2013. One aid station-water only.

Awards & Finish Line

  • Overall male and female
  • 1st-3rd in each age group (10 year age groups)

Directions

  • From the NORTH Rt 39 to Kappa/Lake Bloomington exit 8. Turn RIGHT-WEST .
  • From the SOUTH- Rt 39 to Kappa/Lake Bloomington exit 8. Turn LEFT-WEST.
  • Follow road approximately 4 miles-parking is in the grass field on your right/west side of road; please do not pull into the gravel parking area on the east side of road, as we are using it for a staging area.

PDF Race Application

JT’s 5K Run
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

REGISTRATION
$25 before July 1, $30 July 1st through Race Day
Shirts guaranteed with early registration *before July 1
Extra shirts will be available but sizes not guaranteed
PACKET PICKUP

11am – 6pm @ Running Central – Friday July 25th
7am on Race Day
Packets include: Official Race Shirt, Melanoma Research Foundation bracelet, bib, sunblock, and Melanoma Research Foundation awareness info
POST RACE PARTY

Join us at New Amsterdam after the race. We will have brunch and drinks. Brunch will be provided.
AWARDS

Overall Male and Overall Female
1st, 2nd, 3rd in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Woodhull Family Fun Fest 5K Run
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am

Location: Woodhull

5K race course winds through the town of Woodhull and portions of miles 2 and 3 extend into the countryside north of town. The course is blacktop road, flat and fast. Timers at mile markers and water stops as necessary on the course. Food, drink, and fruit provided afterwards at the high school prior to Awards Ceremony. Also a Family Fun Run (approx. 1/4 mile starting approx. 9:30 a.m.) for the younger kids…free of charge as well as a free t-shirt to participants. Restrooms available.

Download race application

Jul
19
Sun
ABC Run/Walk #110
Jul 19 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Adventures Benefiting Children Run/Walk #110 (and pool party), to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be Sunday, July 19, 7:30 a.m. (doors open at 7:00).

ABC runs are free but donations of any amount are greatly appreciated. Cash, or checks payable to St. Jude.

Julie and Brian Sibley will host at their home: 2206 Tyler Trail, Bloomington. Bring your swimsuit for the pool party! Bring the kids — there will be a stroller friendly route, kids will also love the pool.

Julie has laid out country run/walk adventure options of approximately 3, 5, and 7 miles. Maps will be provided. There will be a water/Gatorade stop along the course. After the run, feast on fantastic food & drink at the Sibley’s. Julie’s egg casserole, Meg’s coffee cake, & much more. Bring something to share if you wish.

Jul
24
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm

Kids ages 1-12 are invited to participate every Friday night May 29- August 7 (No run Friday July 3).
Check in starts at 5:30 & run starts at 6:00 every week.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Download Registration Form or Register Online

May 29 IWU Track
June 5 IWU Track
June 12 Parkside Jr High
June 19 Parkside Jr High
June 26 IWU Track
July 3 NO RUN
July 10 IWU Track
July 17 Parkside Jr High
July 24 Parkside Jr High
July 31 IWU Track
August 7 IWU Track
Jul
25
Sat
Flanagan Fest 5K
Jul 25 @ 7:30 am

Location: Flanagan IL
Cost: $18

Starts and finishes at Flanagan’s Artesian Park (S. Harrison St.). The route goes over town roads and asphalt trail around Legion Lake. Mile splits and water stop. T-shirt for the first 100 registered participants. Awards given to top 3 finishers in each age division. Sandwiches, fresh fruit, and beverages available after the race. Day of registration 6:30 – 7:15 A.M. at Artesian Park. Requested T-shirt sizes are not guaranteed.

2nd Annual MCC Missions 5k run/walk & 1 mile walk
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am

Event T-shirt included in registration fees (while supplies last)
Age awards by male & female: 1/2/3rd places & overall 1st/2nd/3rd place awards
Snacks/beverages post race
This event’s proceeds will benefit MCC’s Cambodia Missions

Hudson Lion’s Prowl 5k
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am

Location: Hudson IL
Cost: $25

Saturday July 25 8:00 AM at Veterans Park in downtown Hudson on Front Street just North of Illini Bank
Pre-registration before July 12 guarantees a T-shirt for runners.
Late Registration will be on July 25 from 7:00 to 8:00 at Veterans Park.
The 5K run starts at 8:00 AM.
Water is available along the race route. Water and snacks are available after the race.

5K Run: $25
The registration will be $25 per person. There will be a family rate of $50 (3 shirts included). Additional shirts for the family may be purchased for $10 each.
Awards categories for top 5K finishers: M&F age group winners (14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+)

Contacts are Scott Hussemann 309 706-2056 email scottrunn@gmail.com
Or Mark Ficek 309 726-1601 email bamf713@hotmail.com

Additional registration forms can be found at www.hudsonlions.org. Mail the completed registration form to
Hudson Lions Club
PO Box 406
Hudson, Il 61748

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Jul
31
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Jul 31 @ 5:30 pm

Kids ages 1-12 are invited to participate every Friday night May 29- August 7 (No run Friday July 3).
Check in starts at 5:30 & run starts at 6:00 every week.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Download Registration Form or Register Online

May 29 IWU Track
June 5 IWU Track
June 12 Parkside Jr High
June 19 Parkside Jr High
June 26 IWU Track
July 3 NO RUN
July 10 IWU Track
July 17 Parkside Jr High
July 24 Parkside Jr High
July 31 IWU Track
August 7 IWU Track
Aug
1
Sat
Tom Short 5k Trail Run – 13th Annual
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am

Location: Shelbyville IL
Cost: $20

13th Annual Race
Over 350 finishers in 2014
Chip Timing
Trail is a 10 foot wide oil and chip surface. The course has several hills.
The post race food is awesome and the post race pool party include the “Big Splash” Competition
Great family event!

Aug
4
Tue
LRC Board Meeting
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm

Lake Run Club Board Meetings are open to all LRC members.

Aug
7
Fri
Kids Run for Fun
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm

Kids ages 1-12 are invited to participate every Friday night May 29- August 7 (No run Friday July 3).
Check in starts at 5:30 & run starts at 6:00 every week.

Pricing:

  • $10 – unlimited weekly attendance and T-shirt
  • $5 – unlimited weekly attendance (no T-shirt)
  • $1 – weekly drop-in (no T-shirt)

Download Registration Form or Register Online

May 29 IWU Track
June 5 IWU Track
June 12 Parkside Jr High
June 19 Parkside Jr High
June 26 IWU Track
July 3 NO RUN
July 10 IWU Track
July 17 Parkside Jr High
July 24 Parkside Jr High
July 31 IWU Track
August 7 IWU Track
Aug
8
Sat
8th Annual Mendota CornaPalooza
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am

Location: Mendota IL
Cost $25

Presenting the 8th Annual CornaPalooza! The race starts & ends at Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Drive). Race participants follow signs & enter Lake Mendota property from Route 251/52 & Tom Merwin Drive. Follow signage for designated parking. The course will take you west outside of Mendota to take on the rolling hills & sights of rural Mendota. 10K course will include a 1-mile stretch of compacted gravel road. All runners will experience a mile or more of Lake Kakusha TRAIL! All traffic control & water stations will be pulled from roads as last runner passes or when 10K reaches 1 ½ hours. Volunteers will remain on trail till last runner passes. Not responsible for late starters on the course.
• Pre-registration / Registration Opens at 6:30 a.m.
• Race starts at 8:00 a.m.
• Official CornaPalooza T-shirt for participants
(size nor shirt guaranteed for late registrants)
• USATF CERTIFIED 5K & 10K Courses
• Awards will be presented to the 1st overall male & female runners in the 5K & 10K runs. 1st through 3rd places will be awarded medals in each age group.
• All 14 & under receive participation ribbons.
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Evergreen Lake 5K
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am

Location: Evergreen Park, Comlara Park

Packet pickup: Friday, August 7 from 6-8 pm at Often Running.

PDF Race Application

 

Adopt-a-Highway: Lake Bloomington
Aug 8 @ 9:45 am
We will meet after the Evergreen 5K (immediately following the awards). Please meet at the Adopt-a-Highway sign on Ron Smith Highway about a mile from Carver’s Corner.
Aug
14
Fri
Danvers Days Neon Nights 5K
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm

Location: Danvers IL
Cost: $22

Neon Nights 5K night race will follow the traditional Danvers Days course but even better…at night right through the carnival site!!! This year we will have an improved lighted finish line and lots of glow in the dark accessories to make the night glow!!!

Aug
15
Sat
Mackinaw Monster
Aug 15 @ 7:00 am

Location: Machinaw IL
Cost: $35 – $40

15.5+ miles of scenic and hilly gravel and paved country roads. This may be one of the toughest mid-distance races in Illinois! Food and drink at the Legion Hall afterwards. Race proceeds to benefit our veterans

Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!
Aug 15 @ 8:30 am

Location: Shirley

Registration and starting line:
Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup
5257 Old Route 66
Shirley, IL 61772
Parking and finish line in McLean, IL (shuttle service provided to registration/start line)

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding their 2nd annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk to benefit the community of McLean, IL. All proceeds will go to local projects, with the focus on restoring the exteriors of the historic buildings in the village square.

Parking will be provided in McLean with shuttle service to start line/registration from 6:25 to 7:55 am. Registration will be open from 6:30 to 8:15 am. Participants will register at Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup and are invited to join in on a pre-race shot of maple sirup. Commemorative shot glasses will be provided!

The race will begin at 8:30 am on historic Route 66 near the entrance to Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup and continue along the Mother Road, ending near the village square for a post-race reception with music, food by Nacho Mama’s grilled food truck, and more!

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