St. Jude Walk/Run events are held across the country in September, but this one is unique in including the We Care Half Marathon! Very flat fast out-and-back course. Family-friendly event with something for everyone! Proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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.
The 6th Annual Swifty Swine 5K takes place on a scenic course during the weekend of Clinton’s 51st Apple and Pork Festival. It begins and ends at the Chatauqua picnic area at Weldon Springs State Park. The event includes yummy post-race snacks, homemade finishers medals, and trophies to 1st and 2nd male/female finishers in all age categories. We also have a FREE Piglet Prance for our wee little runners. Come enjoy this family-friendly event!
Event details and schedule:
· Participants in the 5K run will be grouped in the following categories: 10 & under; 11-17; 18-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+
· Trophies awarded to the 1st and 2nd overall male & female runners in each age category, with handmade finisher’s medals for each 5K participant.
· Entry Fee:
$25 if registered by Friday, September 20, 2019.
$30 if registered from 9/21/19 to race day.
T-shirts guaranteed if registered by 9/20/19.
· Packet pickup and day-of-race registration begins at 7:00am on race day.
· Race begins at 8:00 AM, with awards following at approximately 9:00 AM.
· Follow the signs on race day for parking and registration.
· FREE Piglet Prance for kids 8 and under will begin immediately following the award ceremony.
Please see our Facebook page for race updates and this year’s course map!
Start/Finish Location: South Elementary School, Chillicothe, IL
Start Time: 8:00am for 5K/Walk;8:45am for kids fun run (following finish of 5k).
Packet pick-up: 7:00 am morning of race.
Timing by Mayhem Race management.
IVS Grand Prix Series Race.
Participants receive pancake breakfast, race shirt, swag bag, and entry to door prizes. Kids fun run participants also receive finishers medal.
PATH is hosting its 3rd annual ‘Just a Call Away’ 5k to benefit our adult protective services program. All revenue from the event will go towards providing direct services to the community, specifically for vulnerable older adults or people aged 18-59 with a disability.
Race starts at 9:00am, and registration begins at 8:00am.
This is a family-friendly run-walk event, and all ages are welcome! Registration through August is $30, during the month of September is $35, and the day of the event is $40. All participants will receive a PATH 5k t-shirt, and 1st-3rd place for each age bracket will receive small prizes.
The Robin Vogel 5K run/walk is being held to honor and remember Officer Robin Vogel. Robin was a Decatur, IL police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Robin’s patrol vehicle was struck by a drunk driver on 10/1/05. Two days later on 10/3/05 she succumbed to her injuries suffered in the accident. The money raised from this event will go towards a scholarship in Robins name that will be given to a high school senior in the Decatur/Macon County area. Also, a portion of the money raised will be donated to the National Law Enforcement Fallen Officers Fund in Washington DC.
The Greater Community AIDS Project is hosting an AIDS walk and 5k run on 10/5/19. All proceeds to benefit local HIV/AIDS community. Purpose of this event is to spread awareness and education about HIV, remove the stigma associated with HIV, and help raise funds to support GCAP’s mission.
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.
Wade’s 5K for 5P- is a run, walk, and kids fun run held at the beautiful Lodge Park in Monticello. Please visit our website for more information.
The Snyder companies are teaming up with Shriners Hospitals to bring you the annual Snyder Shriners 5k run-walk! Come lace up your shoes and join us at 1 Brickyard Drive to raise money for the Shriners Hospitals for Children, and maybe earn a medal, too! Bring your children or your pets (or both), and enjoy the after party which will include awards for each age division race winner, snacks, drinks, and even massages for participants!