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 and In-Person Registration:
July 3rd: 4-7 pm at Often Running
July 4th: 6-7 am at Miller Park Pavilion
Shuttle service is available between the Corn Crib and Miller Park. Prior to the race, buses will leave the Corn Crib beginning at 5:45 and ending at 6:15. After the race concludes, buses will leave the Corn Crib up through the Awards Ceremony.
The Lake Run Club Presents:
Dog Days 5K
July 13th, 2019 at 6 PM
Rain or shine
A Starved Rock and LRC circuit race
A portion of Lake Bloomington’s inner loop, with a start and finish next to Green Gables.
Splits given at miles one and two.
Two water stops.
Asphalt roads – use caution!
Awards given to overall male and female winners and top three male and female finishers in the following age groups:
8 & under; 9-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-70; 71 & over.
NEW THIS YEAR: ONLINE REGISTRATION at ItsRaceTime.com!
Packet pick-up is Friday, July 12, from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm.
Race day check-in from 4:30 pm-5:45 pm near Green Gables in Hudson, IL.
PLEASE NOTE: No headsets or strollers will be allowed during the race!
For more information and printable race entry form: Dog Days 5K
At 8 am on Saturday, August 24, 2019, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 6th 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, awards, and post-race food, drinks, and entertainment on the McLean Village square will be back. Also returning will be the classic car show and Ruby’s Rescue & Retreat with adoptable dogs and a silent auction featuring great local items and gift packages. Proceeds of the silent auction benefit their dog rescue in McLean.
Run the Woods 8K, 5K, and 1-mile hike
October 5, 2019
Part of the LRC circuit race series!
Registration includes post-race pancake breakfast. Additional breakfast tickets can be purchased on race day for $5.
Packet pickup available Friday, October 4 (location to be announced).
Race day registration and packet pickup 7:30 am-8:15 am.
Race benefits Easter Seals of Central Illinois.