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Sep
4
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Sep
6
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 6 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Arcola Broomcorn Race
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am

Location: Arcola, IL

10,000 Meters (6.2 miles) on brick and hard surfaces through and north of Arcola. Finish downtown Arcola. 5,000 meters (3.1 miles), all in town. Police escort; aid stations; split times.

GET YOUR 6.6 on ROUTE 66!
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am

location: Shirley IL
Cost: $30

6.6k Run/Walk on Historic Route 66!
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Start Line Location: Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup 5257 Historic U.S. 66 Shirley, IL 61772 (No Parking)
Finish Line Location: North Fisher Street in McLean, IL (Parking available in McLean)
Pre-Race Pure Maple Syrup Shot: 9:50a.m. (optional)
Packet Pickup: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Post-Race Celebration: Immediately following. Food provided by NACHO MAMA’s Grilled Cheese food truck and music! Race participants receive a t-shirt, commemorative shot glass, and post-race lunch ticket. Non-race participants may purchase food at standard retail prices.

Race Day Registration allowed!

Event organized by CORE of McLean, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
For more information, visit www.mclean-il.com
Questions? email core.mclean@gmail.com

Sep
7
Sun
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

9/11 Heroes Run
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am

Location: Springfield
Cost: $25

THE 9/11 HEROES RUN UNITES COMMUNITIES INTERNATIONALLY WITH THE GOAL TO NEVER FORGET THE SACRIFICES OF THE HEROES OF SEPTEMBER 11TH AND IN THE WARS SINCE: VETERAN, FIRST RESPONDER, CIVILIAN, AND MILITARY. JOIN US TO RAISE AWARENESS AND HONOR THE FALLEN.
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Sep
11
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Sep 11 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Sep
12
Fri
Rock Cut Hobo Runs
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm

Location: Loves Park, IL
Cost: $25-$115

All three races are run on the scenic trails in Rock Cut State Park. Friday Nite’s 10k is an evening trail race. Bring running lights, headlamps, flashlights, etc. Trail will be marked with signage, glow sticks.and reflective markers.
10k will start near the Lone Rock Cafe near boat launch, Friday Sept.. 12, – 7:00pm start
25k will start and finish at the West Lake Picnic area, Saturday Sept. 13, – 8:00am start
50k will start and finish at the Red Oak Picnic area, Sunday Sept. 14, – 8:00am start
Triple Crown Award for those who run all three races “85k” each will receive a Hobo Railroad Spike Award. Triple Crown finishers will also receive special hoodie sweatshirt.
Questions call: Carol Wilson -815-670-4239 or Email: Hoboruns@rockfordroadrunners.org
Registration Day of Race & Packet Pickups:
Sept.12 – 10k – 5:00-6:30pm – Rock Cut State Park – Lone Rock Cafe
(NOTE DAY OF REGISTRATION FOR EVENING RACE ENDS AT 6:30PM).
Sept. 13 – 25k – 6:30-7:30am – Rock Cut State Park – West Lake picnic area
Sept. 14 – 50k – 6:30-7:30am – Rock Cut State Park – Red Oak picnic area .
Note: 25k course will be supported for 5 hours (approximate 19+/minute per mile pace), 50k course will be supported for 8 hours (15+/minute per mile pace.)
NOTE: NO Swag Option – The no swag options means you will NOT receive a short or long sleeve shirt, socks, hoodie or any other swag items. This is offered as a number of runners have asked for this option. Should you choose this option for the Triple Crown entry you WILL NOT be eligible to receive any swag. You will be eligible for race awards.

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Sep
13
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 13 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

2 Mile Tune Up
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am

Location: Lincoln, IL

2 mile loop that starts at Anytime Fitness Lincoln goes over to the college and out to the frontage road for old 66 and back. Register by August 15 to guarantee you get a shirt (We do have an awesome design). After August 15 the price goes to $20.

$10 for members, $15 for everyone else, $20 after August 15
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5K Race for Tomorrow
Sep 13 @ 8:30 am

Location: Kempton, IL

2nd annual 5k race for tomorrow!!!
Village of Kempton- American Legion Hall

Starting Times

  • Registration/Check-in: 7:30am
  • 5K Runners (Walk): 8:30am
  • One Mile Kids Run/Walk: 8:45am

Individual Awards will be given in the following categories:

  • 1st, 2nd,& 3rd place male and female 5K runners by age groups19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
  • All kids who participate in the One Mile Run/Walk

Cost

  • Must be pre-registered by August 8th, 2014 to be guaranteed a shirt
  • 5K: Pre-registration $15.00, Race Day: $20.00
  • Kids 1 Mile: Pre-registration $10.00, Race Day: $15.00
Bloomington/Normal Komen Race for the Cure
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am

Location: Bloomington, IL

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Join us for a morning of celebration as we honor our breast cancer survivors and remember those we lost. The Race Sponsorship Village is fun and festive with sponsor’s tents and activities. Fun activities for the kids with music, clowns, face paintings and much more. The morning events will attract over 2,000 people who will come out to run, walk or just support the effort to end breast cancer. Susan G. Komen has become a global leader in the fight against breast cancer. With the help of our participants and sponsors, the Memorial Affiliate has raised millions of dollars in our quest to cure breast cancer by funding local community health grants and cutting-edge breast cancer research. Please join us for a fun, yet moving experience on Race morning.

Schedule of Events (Times Subject to Change)
8:00 a.m. • Survivor Parade
8:20 a.m. • National Anthem • Survivor Song • Warm-up
9:00 a.m. • 5K Competitive Run
9:05 a.m. • 5K Family Run/Walk
9:10 a.m. • One Mile Family Walk
9:45 a.m. • Breakfast by Kroger’s
10:00 a.m. • Awards Ceremony & Prize Drawing

Pricing (Prices Increase after August 31)

  • Non-competitive Walk/Run – Adult $30
    • Kids for the Cure (12 & under) – $20
  • Timed Competitive Run – Adult $31
    • Kids for the Cure (12 & under) – $21

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“Blazin’ the Trail for Children” Wilderness Run
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am

Race has been cancelled. If you have any questions about the cancellation contact Jo Sipes at jo.sipes@mcleancountyil.gov

Reagan Wednesday 5K
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm

Location: Longpoint IL
Cost: $25

Race day will begin with water fights sponsored by LongPoint Fire Dept. and surrounding departments. Race will begin at 3:00pm and will be timed by the Lake Run Club. Cody Calkins Band will begin playing in the park from 4:00-7:00pm. Kids fun run will begin after all runners/walkers have completed the 5K race. 100% of proceeds benefit the Kuehn family. Please visit the website for much more information! Family members are invited for a day of fun in the park whether you are racing or not! Don’t forget to wear orange!
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Sep
14
Sun
Evergreen Lake Ultras
Sep 14 @ 5:00 am

Location: COMLARA Park-Hudson Illinois

Three distances for 2014 17, 34, and 51 mile trail runs.
One, two, or three loops around beautiful Evergreen Lake.

Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 14 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Sep
18
Thu
LRC Thursday Spring/Summer Run
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm

Location: Lake Bloomington, meet at Green Gables

  • Street running, inner loop (4.37 miles), outer loop (7.44 miles) or any distance
  • Stay after your run for great food, drinks and company at Green Gables!
Sep
20
Sat
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 20 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

“Run for Hunger”
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am

Location: Paxton, IL

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The second annual “Run for Hunger” 5k walk/run will be September 20, 2014 at the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School (Paxton,IL) and will benefit the Hands of Christ Food Pantry. Sponsored by the Loda United Methodist Church, the 5k run/walk will begin at 8:00 a.m. and a 1/4 mile Fun Run for children will be at 9:00 a.m. on a fast & accurate cross country grass course with the last 1/4 mile on an all-weather track – with chip timing. Information and registration form available at the church’s website: www.lodaumc.com with the 5k link on the lower left of the screen.

Eureka Race with Your Heart
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am

Location: Eureka

Distances include:

  • 10K run
  • 4 mile run
  • 2 mile walk

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HARD CHARGE Peoria
Sep 20 @ 8:30 am

HARD CHARGE Peoria is CHARGING Illinois September 20th. The 4.5-mile course will have more than 20 challenging obstacles that will have you crawling through mud, ducking for cover and scaling walls. And after all the HARD work, an awesome post-race party awaits. Get ready for some mud and some fun!

Challenge yourself in the timed & filmed-for-TV CHARGE for Glory heats beginning at 8:30 a.m. Or, CHARGE at your own pace in the CHARGE for Fun heats starting at 10:00 a.m.

Whether you Charge for Glory or Charge for Fun, get fired up for an awesome day! Register now and make sure you don’t miss HARD CHARGE Peoria!HC Stamped - Peoria

Autism 5K
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am

Location: Tipton Park, Bloomington

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Oak Run 5k
Sep 20 @ 9:00 am

location: Dahinda, Il

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New this year: The 5k run has been added to the Oak Run Triathlon in West Central Illinois. Enjoy the hills and scenery around Spoon Lake.

Sep
21
Sun
Fall Marathon Training Program: Long Run
Sep 21 @ 7:00 am

Runs will start from GE Park Club House. GE Park is located on GE Road east of Veterans Parkway. The turn into the park is where the trail is first visible when driving on GE Road from Veterans Parkway. For program members, it is where tubs are placed.

Following organized runs, program members will have access to restrooms, showers, children’s playground and private pool. Program members will be able to bring their families to the pool for a small fee: Adults $2, Children $1. No fees for the other amenities.

NOTE:  Complete pool details and rules will be discussed at the kickoff meetings.

Prairie Harvest 5K
Sep 21 @ 7:30 am

Location: Mason City IL
Cost: $10

5K Run/Walk/1 Mile Fun Run beginning and ending at Mason City Tourist Park. Water stations on course and refreshments at the end. Splits will be at 1, 1.5 and 2 mile marks.

Kids Fun Run will be ran after 5K race.