Full Calendar

Mar
2
Sat
Miller Park Zoo Stampede @ Miller Park Zoo
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am
Miller Park Zoo Stampede @ Miller Park Zoo

5k run, 3k walk, and Fun Run (¼ mile for children 10 and under).

Participants will run/walk part of the route through the Zoo! Special trophies made in part by the zoo animals will be awarded to 5k overall male and female, as well as 1st, 2nd, 3rd male and female in each age category.

Bib/shirt Pickup is available from 4:00PM-6:00PM Friday and 8:00AM-9:15AM race morning at the Miller Park Pavilion.

Printable 2019 Zoo Stampede registration form

Mar
17
Sun
St. Patrick’s Day 5K @ Bloomington VFW
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm

Get ready for a PR! This 5k course is about as flat as you can get. The race starts and finishes on Lincoln Avenue and is basically an out and back course.  The race course was near the Schooners Eatery for many years, but was moved to its current location in 1994.

The post-race takes place at the VFW Hall Post 454 in Bloomington.
  • Early Packet Pick-Up: 2:00 – 5:00 pm, Saturday, March 16 at the Bloomington VFW Post 454
  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Bloomington VFW Post 454

Proceeds will be donated to Veterans Helping Veterans.

 

 

 

Mar
23
Sat
33rd Annual Lori’s Walleye Run 5K @ Hall High School
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am

Certified course with splits every mile. Electronically timed. Water stops on course. Traffic control on paved city streets. Course has several rolling hills. A performance wear unisex quarter zip pullover is guaranteed only to pre-registered participants (postmarked on or before 3/14/19). Awards to overall top male and female and top three male and female in 16 age groups starting at 9 and under, up to 80 and over (5 year age groups on all others, i.e. 30-34, 35-39, etc.)

Paper registration form

Apr
6
Sat
Run for the Library @ Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am

10K run and 5K run/walk through the beautiful Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve. The course is a 5K loop. 10K participants will run it twice.

Apr
13
Sat
7th Annual Run for Respect 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk @ Pontiac Township High School
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am

JOIN US! Help us Spread The Word To End The Word by replacing the r-word with the NEW r-word: RESPECT! All proceeds from the Run for Respect benefit Pontiac Township High School’s Special Olympics and Peers In Action programs.
This year’s theme is ROCK RESPECT!

RACE: Accurately measured, chip-timed, flat 5K which begins and ends at Pontiac Township High School.
– 5K starts at 10:00am and 1 mile walk starts after the 5K runners take off (on the high school track).
– Water stop at mile 2.

AWARDS: 5K, overall male/female, male/female age groups.

REFRESHMENTS: Light refreshments provided.

REGISTRATION/ENTRY: 5K and Fun Run participants registering by 4/5/2019 will receive a dry-blend T-shirt. No guarantees for shirts after 4/5/2019.
Adult 5K/1 mile run $20.00 (nonrefundable)
Students 5K/1 mile run $10.00, includes college students (nonrefundable)
– $25.00 same day registration for all
​- $2.00 discount for Lake Run Club Members
Team : Come as a team (3 or more) and earn special recognition and a team plaque! ​

Paper registration form

Jul
27
Sat
Warrensburg Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk @ Warrensburg-Latham High School
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am
Warrensburg Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk @ Warrensburg-Latham High School

Saturday, July 27, 2019. $30 entry fee for 5K run/walk and $15 entry fee for kids fun run payable to the VILLAGE OF WARRENSBURG (mail in advance to Tricia Campbell at 755 E. North Street, Warrensburg, IL 62573) or pay on race day.

Race begins at 8am. Packet pick-up and race day registration begins at 7:15 am at the Warrensburg-Latham High School (WLHS). Free t-shirt to all participants (while available), food and beverages provided after the event, water stop provided along the route. Route will be an out-and-back beginning and ending at WLHS.

Jul
28
Sun
HogWild 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk @ McLean County Fairgrounds Interstate Center
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am
HogWild 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk @ McLean County Fairgrounds Interstate Center

Come preview the McLean County Fair with a 5K run or 1 mile family walk in, out, and around the fairgrounds. Race is Sunday before the fair, with McLean County Fair officially starting on July 31, 2019. Come and enjoy pork burgers and other great eats available after the race!

Event Cost:

5K: $25.00 – Pre-register by July 15, 2019 and receive four (4) McLean County Fair tickets, t-shirt and goody bag. $30.00 after July 15, 2019 and on race day (t-shirt if available).

1 Mile Walk: $20.00 – Pre-register by July 15, 2019 and receive two (2) McLean County Fair tickets, t-shirt and goody bag. $25.00 after July 15, 2019 and on race day ( t-shirt if available).

Packet pick up on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 3-5 pm at the fair and on Sunday July 28, 2019 from 7-7:45 am before the race. Enter from south parking lot off Route 9. All proceeds support McLean County youth. By partnering with us, you’re helping increase our youth’s development and leadership skills which they learn through the fair.

To be a sponsor, contact McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation, 2242 Westgate Drive Bloomington, IL 61705 or email mcfair5k@gmail.com.

Paper registration form

Sep
14
Sat
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go @ Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go @ Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters

Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn more about our roots in agriculture while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from this race benefit Illinois Ag in the Classroom (IAITC), a program that provides free resources to teachers in an effort to help students make the connection between food, fiber, fuel, & farming.

Accurately measured course has a cross-country feel with well-maintained grass, pavement, and a few rolling hills. Finishing times & results provided by the Lake Run Club of Bloomington/Normal. Pre-registered runners receive a t-shirt and a healthy, hot breakfast after the race.

Unique to the event is a 1/4 mile “Kids Race” for children 10 & under. All children receive an award, a healthy, hot breakfast, and opportunity to take part in hands-on learning activities.

Post-race, join us for an indoor open house featuring interactive learning stations from IAITC program, hot breakfast, and awards ceremony.

Sep
22
Sun
TBK Quad Cities Marathon @ John Deere Commons
Sep 22 @ 7:00 am
TBK Quad Cities Marathon @ John Deere Commons

The TBK Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course, captures the essence of our nation’s heartland with its consistent connection to the Mississippi River, amazing views, and Midwest charm. 

Rated a fairly flat and fast course, it is a great Boston qualifier! 

The race 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.

The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits many worthy causes. Our primary cause is prostate cancer research & screening.

Oct
20
Sun
Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon and 5k @ Downtown
Oct 20 @ 7:00 am

A cool, late October Chicago area Half Marathon and 5K with a scenic tour of Naperville’s parks, neighborhoods, and downtown district, a fast downhill finish on the river, and two great spectator viewing points within easy walking distance of race village. Use promo code RC-LRC-2019-SAVE-5 to save $5 off of the current Half Marathon entry fee.