Flanagan State Bank 5k
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am

Location: Le Roy

5k run/walk to take place during the Le Roy Fall Festival. All proceeds are going to the Le Roy FFA.

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Kay Morris Memorial Cross Country 5K at the Chrisman Cow Chip Classic
Sep 5 @ 7:00 am

Location: Chrisman, IL

This 5K fun run is unique because it’s run on the grass – cross country style! Come out and join us for a great run to start off your Labor Day weekend. There will not be any trophies or awards for overall or age group winners. This year is just a fun run for all to enjoy, and everyone who finishes will get a medal. We will track and post times online, however.

Stay awhile and watch the FLIGHTED Chrisman Cow Chip Cross Country meet – one of, if not the only, FLIGHTED cross country race in the state. The kids love running it and it’s fun to watch!

Event details and schedule
The course will start along the main stretch going to the finish line. Everyone will run two laps on a course that includes rolling hills and plenty of turns to keep things interesting. There will be plenty of parking on the school property or across the highway in the park.

Be checked in by 6:30AM to pick up your bib and safety pins. There will not be any trophies or awards for overall or age group winners. Medals will be awarded to all finishers.

Rockford Orthopedic Run Right 5k, 1/2 marathon, and Wheel-a-thon for RAMP
Sep 5 @ 7:00 am

Location: Rockford

5k, 1/2 marathon, 2k wheel-a-thon, FREE kids fun run


Homes of Hope 5K Fun Run
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am

Location: Normal IL
Cost: $25

Homes of Hope is hosting a 5K Fun Run! Enjoy a refreshing morning run at Tipton Park before your Labor Day festivities. Pre-register until August 20th for $25 and to guarantee your t-shirt. After that date it is $30 & t-shirt while supplies last. Enjoy an Avanti’s sandwich after the race!

Goodwill’s Forward March & Run
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am

Location: Peoria

Runners choose a 4 mile route or a 8 mile route while walkers take a 2 mile route. Proceeds are used to fund programs for local homeless veterans.

SGK Bloomington/Normal Race for the Cure
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am

Location: Bloomington

5th Annual Bloomington/Normal Komen Race for the Cure.
More details to follow.

Classic 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am

Location: Bloomington

All monies raised will go towards college scholarships for student athletes who participate in the State Farm Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament. Each year the Tournament Committee provides four $1,000 scholarships to deserving student athletes. For more information about this process or the State Farm Holiday Classic Tournament, please visit our website at, or find us on Facebook!

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Autism McLean’s Peace, Love, Autism Run/Walk
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am

Location: Bloomington IL
Cost: $25

Register today for the Peace, Love, Autism run/walk. The event is at Tipton Park on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

* The 5K will start at 8:00am
* The kids fun run will start at 9:30am
* The 1 mile walk start at 10:00am

We hope to see you out at Tipton! All proceeds benefit our local community and families that are impacted by autism. Please consider joining the event and also helping us fundraise to better serve our community.

Trophies will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for both male and female in the following age categories:

19 and under
50 +
Trophies will also be given to

The fastest overall male
The fastest overall female
The endurance trophy for the male and female who take the longest to finish the race. :)
Highest fundraising child (12 and under)
Highest fundraising adult
Highest fundraising team
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Pumpkin π Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am

Location: Paris Il
Cost Varies

Our trail runs through a beautiful woods and past green fields. All participants will receive a T-Shirt and goodie bag. Overall trophies, as well as ones for age groups, will be awarded. All net proceeds will benefit Faith in Action.

Glow Run 5K
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm

Location: Bloomington Il
Cost: $25 – 30

The Fleet Feet Sports Glow Run 5K is a fun event for runners and walkers of all ages with all race proceeds to benefit St. Jude. This is a unique opportunity to run on a golf course at night. Race route is one loop on rolling hills through Prairie Vista Golf Course on the golf cart path. All participants will receive a t-shirt and glow sticks and are encouraged to wear reflective gear and lights, including a head lamp or flashlight. Race starts at 8pm and a fun post-race party will follow the awards presentation. Adult refreshments are being sponsored by The Workout Company and Noodles and Co. will provide salad, pasta, bread and dessert.


Prairie Harvest 5K race
Sep 20 @ 7:30 am

Location: Mason City IL
Cost: $10 – 15

13th year for the race. Flat and fast, out and back. Usually a small race

Shoreline Classic
Sep 20 @ 7:30 am

Location: Decatur

The Shoreline Classic is the premier Road Race in downstate Illinois. This event draws thousands of runners and spectators from across the state of Illinois. The race provides both a competitive and recreational event for athletes while promoting the value of living a healthy lifestyle. Both the USATF Certified 5K and 15K races are run along the shores of beautiful Lake Decatur in a colorful fall setting. The 5K race offers runners a fast course, while the 15K features a rolling terrain. The tot trots are a great way to involve our young runners while promoting Shoreline as a family event.

We Care Twin Cities Races
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Bloomington

Kids fun run starts at 5:30 PM near the G.E. Club House. 5K races will begin at about 6:00 near the clubhouse as well.

There will also be an expo going on in the clubhouse.

We Care Twin Cities 10K and Half Marathon
Sep 26 @ 7:00 am

Location: Normal

Both races are out and back. Half marathon will begin at 7:00 am and 10K will begin at 7:30. Trophies for various age groups.

Replex Family Fun 5K
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am

Location: LeRoy IL
Cost: $25

5K Run
Free Kids Run
Open Indoor Swim 9:00 am to Noon
Bounce Houses

Run to Rescue
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am

Location: Bloomington

Why just run when you can run to rescue?
Join us for a fun community 5K event to raise awareness and funds for Catalyst Ministries.

  • The race will take place on September 26th at Tipton Trails North, by the playground and spray park.
  • The 5K will start at 8:30 a.m.
  • A Kid’s Fun Run will be held at 9:30 a.m.

We can’t wait to run to rescue with you!

Learn more about the organization we are raising awareness and funds for:
Have questions about Run to Rescue 5K 2015? Contact Catalyst Ministries

Swifty Swine 5K Trail Run
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am

Location: Clinton, IL

Come enjoy this family friendly event prior to enjoying Clinton’s 47th annual Apple and Pork Festival! Participants in the 5K run will be grouped in the following categories: 17 & under; 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+ with prizes presented to the 1st and 2nd overall male & female runners in each age category. T-shirts are only guaranteed with early bird registration. Packet pickup and registration begins at 6:30am on race day, with the race beginning at 8am. The race will take place on the Old Farm Trail at Weldon Springs. Follow the signs on race day for parking and registration. FREE Piglet Prance race for kids 10 and under will begin immediately following the award ceremony, so bring the whole family!


NAMI Livingston/McLean Counties Walk / 5k Run
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am

Location: Bloomington Il

Join the thousands of concerned citizens in over 85 communities across the nation will walk or run together to raise money and awareness to ensure vital, free NAMI programs and services are available to provide help and hope to those in need. Every journey begins with that first step. Through NAMIWalks’ public, active display of support for people affected by mental illness, we are changing our American communities and ensuring that help and hope are available for those in need.

Walk With NAMI Livingston/McLean: Saturday, Sept 26, 2015

Remember: You Don’t Have To Walk To Donate And Support NAMI !!
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For Kids 5k
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am

Location: Winnetka IL
Cost: $35

Grab your sneakers and join us for the third annual For Kids 5k on September 26th at 10am to benefit the children of Northwestern Settlement, a charity that educates, nurtures, and inspires the West Town community in Chicago. This chip-timed, stroller-friendly course is open to the seasoned runner and new runners alike. At our Post Race Party, enjoy food, live music, and some local community vendors. This is a 5k for the whole family as all kid runners receive a finisher’s medal, and we even have a special prize for the fastest stroller. Don’t wait; register today:

Quad Cities Marathon
Sep 27 @ 7:30 am

Location: Quad Cities

The Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course is held annually on the fourth Sunday in September. The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits two worthy causes: prostate cancer research & screening and the Erika Kate Foundation, helping families of children with life threatening heart conditions. The flat and fast course features one of the finest, most scenic river views in the country. It covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 island, all along the mighty Mississippi River.

O’Hare 5k on the Runway
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am

Location: Chicago IL
Cost: $35

The O’Hare 5K on the Runway is happening Sunday, September 27, 2015! Don’t miss out on a once-in-a-lifetime chance to run on O’Hare’s newest runway built as part of the O’Hare Modernization Program before it opens to air traffic in mid-October. The 5K course will take participants onto Runway 10R at the center of one of the busiest airfields in the world, with the thrilling sights and sounds of planes taking off and landing nearby. This family friendly event will also include a Kids’ Run and Community Day! Enjoy food, music and United Airlines airplane photos ops.Ohare5K_Logo_Final

Weekend Snackpac 5K/10K/1mile walk
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am

Location: Chillicothe

2015 fundraiser for the Chillicothe Weekend Snackpac program. Race will be chip timed by ShaZam Racing. Pancake breakfast and t-shirt included with registration fee. Packet pick-up at running central October 2nd from 4-6pm. Race day packet pick-up starts at 7:00am. Start line located at IVC High School.
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Run the Woods
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am

Location: Timber Pointe, Lake Bloomington


Online Registration

Adopt-a-Highway: Lake Bloomington
Oct 3 @ 10:45 am
We will meet after Run the Woods (immediately following the awards). Please meet at the Adopt-a-Highway sign on Ron Smith Highway about a mile from Carver’s Corner.
Interclub Happy Hour
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm

Save the date! More details to come.