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Aug
14
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center  in Funks Grove
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm

 

Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove
Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
March 13th through October 30th, 2018

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings. The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked. Easy-to follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option. Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified. Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib! Refuel and refresh while socializing with others. Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit! Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages. Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Fee: Free, donations appreciated. No registration required.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – get directions.

Aug
17
Fri
Danvers Days Neon Nights 5K @ Olympia North Elementary
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm

Evening 5K with plenty of glow sticks and etc for all to enjoy!

Aug
18
Sat
Colfax End of Summer Celebration 5K @ Octavia Park
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

This 5K Fun Run is a non-timed event that will be run throughout the town of Colfax. It is being held in conjunction with the ‘End of Summer Celebration’ which will be going on all day in the town. All proceeds from the run will go to the Colfax Restoration Project, a project to spruce up and beautify the town of Colfax. The town pool will be open and free admission, arts and crafts, games, a dinner at the town park in the evening, live music and finally fireworks at dusk.

End of Summer Celebration Registration Form

Emden ALS Awareness 5K @ Stag-R-Inn
Aug 18 @ 8:30 am
Emden ALS Awareness 5K @ Stag-R-Inn | Emden | Illinois | United States

The ALS 5K begins and ends at the Stag-R-Inn. This is our 7th Annual run.  We have averaged around 350 participants for every race. As part of the entrance fee you will receive a race shirt, a drink ticket good for a soft drink or beer from the Stag-R, a meal which includes pulled pork, sloppy joe, chips, cookies, and a drink. There is also a silent auction/raffle, 50/50 drawing, a bags tournament, and a DJ during the event. A medal is awarded to the top male and female runners. Prizes are awarded to the top 3 male and female runners in seven age categories.

ALS 5k Printable Race Entry Form

Aug
21
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center  in Funks Grove
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm

 

Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove
Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
March 13th through October 30th, 2018

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings. The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked. Easy-to follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option. Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified. Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib! Refuel and refresh while socializing with others. Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit! Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages. Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Fee: Free, donations appreciated. No registration required.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – get directions.

Aug
25
Sat
Painful Elimination @ Evergreen Lake/COMLARA Park
Aug 25 @ 6:00 am

15 Hour elimination run. Also makes a great training run if your not up to going 15 hours. 4.25 mile loops. Go to the event sign up page for a full description.

 

Get Your 6.6 on Route 66! @ Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

At 8 am on Saturday, August 25, 2018, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 5th annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk on Route 66 from Funks Grove to McLean to benefit the community of McLean, IL. All proceeds will go to local projects. Favorites such as the pre-race shot of pure maple sirup and commemorative shot glasses, awesome t-shirts, and post-race food, drinks, and entertainment on the square will be back. Also returning will be Ruby’s Rescue & Retreat with adoptable dogs and puppies, a classic car show, and a team trivia event (with a $100 gift card to Bloomington Meats for the winning team!). New this year: face painting by the Zoo Lady and all music performed LIVE by local musicians! See the race webpage for more details.

Pontiac 5K for United Way @ Caterpillar
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

Run or walk the 4th annual 5K for United Way that starts and ends at Caterpillar in Pontiac and winds through 4H Park.

Aug
26
Sun
Dawson Lake Dash 5K @ Moraine View State Park
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am

The Dawson Lake Dash is a 3.1 mile road race around the rolling hills of Dawson Lake in scenic Moraine View State Park in LeRoy, Illinois. All race proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Illinois.

Awards for overall male and female winners and 1st – 5th place men and women in ten year age groups.

 

Aug
28
Tue
Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove @ Sugar Grove Nature Center  in Funks Grove
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm

 

Tuesday Night Runs in Funks Grove
Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
March 13th through October 30th, 2018

Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove invites you to venture on out to enjoy the trails (or roads if you prefer) on Tuesday evenings. The usual trail route is 5 miles, and is well marked. Easy-to follow road routes of 4 or 7 miles are also an option. Runners of various paces attend and distances can be modified. Don’t miss the post run party in the corn crib! Refuel and refresh while socializing with others. Last year was our first trail run series and it was a big hit! Snacks and water are provided, and you are encouraged to bring other beverages. Make it an adventure to look forward to each week.

Fee: Free, donations appreciated. No registration required.

Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington, IL – get directions.