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Heartland Harvest 5K

The 5K course will lead runners through Heartland Community College’s Normal campus to the Corn Crib and back, finishing at the Fitness and Recreation Center where participants will enjoy post-race snacks. Runners will be timed by the Lake Run Club.

Registration is $25 if received by October 18. Students and Alumni receive a $5 discount. Race day registration is $30.

Short sleeve performance shirts will be guaranteed to participants registered by October 1.

Packet pick-up and race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Fitness and Recreation Center gymnasium.

Race time is 9:00 a.m.

Race participants will enjoy a pre- and post-race exhibition featuring promotions and give-a-ways from event sponsors and other community businesses and organizations.

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Wade’s 5K for 5P-

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.

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The Shady Hollow Shuffle

The Shady Hollow Shuffle utilizes the John English and Shady Hollow trail system. Suitable for beginners and experienced trail runners. Walkers also welcome! Courses are a mix of wooded, technical single-track and wide grass horse trails. There may be mud. Seven mile course includes two 1/4 mile sections on gravel road. Beautiful views of Lake Evergreen throughout.

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Dawson Lake Dash 5K

The Dawson Lake Dash is a 3.1 mile road race around the rolling hills of Dawson Lake in scenic Moraine View State Park in LeRoy, Illinois. All race proceeds will be donated to the Humane Society of Central Illinois.

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Colfax End of Summer Celebration 5K Run/Walk

A nice, friendly 5K through the small town of Colfax. No hills and a great 5K for the novice to the most experienced runner.

End of Summer Celebration Registration Form

End of Summer 5K Information

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Snyder Shriner 5K

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!

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Tiki Trail 2.2 Fun Run/Walk

Enjoy a Hawaiian-themed run along the riverfront with a tiki torch finish line and Polynesian music in the background. This is the perfect event to celebrate LONG days and the arrival of summer. The course is a total of 2.2 miles – out and back along the riverfront on a gravel road. No hills, but the course is not smooth, so please be mindful of potholes. This is not a closed course so please stay to the side of the road.

All race finishers will receive a very special welcome as they cross the finish line. If you’re up for even more fun, wear your best island attire during the race!

Race party afterwards will be at Kuchie’s on the Water on the patio. Drinks are not included in the price of registration.

Proceeds from the Tiki Trail 2.2 will be dedicated to support the IVS Kids Series.

Kuchie’s Drink Special: Blackberry Moonshine & Lemonade $5.00

thru June 30: Adults – $20 / Kids – $10
After June 30: Adults – $25 / Kids – $15
Race Extra: Buy a Grass Skirt: Adult: $4, Kids: $3

Trophies for:

Best Overall Male and Female run time

Best Male, Female and Group Costumes!

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GO! St. Louis KT82 Trail Relay

One team, one day, 82 miles! The KT82 Relay is a six-person (or three-person ultra) team event that challenges runners to each run three separate legs of different distances as your team works together towards the finish line – a cookout and post-race party in beautiful Hermann, Missouri, in the heart of Missouri wine country.

The KT82 starts in St. Louis County and mostly runs on the Katy Trail through the historic towns of Augusta and Marthasville, en route to the finish line in Hermann. The Katy Trail is a terrific running venue, with scenic vistas, bluffs, views of the Missouri River, and numerous vineyards. The course includes 18 legs and 82 miles of running. Four of the legs involve more challenging, single track trails.

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Downs Freedom 5k

The Downs Freedom 5K is an AWESOME, local, small town race, bringing the community together for a fun-filled day of running (or walking)! Whether you’re looking for a new PR (this course is one of the FLATTEST around!) or you’re looking for a family-friendly experience, this 5K is for YOU! We have a ton of new things planned for this year – you DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS 5K!!! We also have a one mile walk and a FREE Kids Fun Run! Register today! Shirts available for registrations by 6/15!!!

Packet pickup and walkup registration:
Friday 6/28: 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Saturday 6/29: 6:30 am-7:15 am

***Also, new in 2019, we introduce the 5-5-5 Summer Series! Run in the Downs Freedom 5k, Park 2 Park 5miler, and Dog Days 5k, and receive a special award tumbler!

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Strike Out ALS 5k & 1 Mile

Join the Les Turner ALS Foundation for the Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk, & Roll at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 13, 2019. The Strike Out ALS event presents participants at any skill level with an opportunity to compete for those who can’t and race towards a cure for ALS.

Perfect for both competitive runners and families, the race features a timed 5k run beginning at 8:00am and an untimed one mile event starting at 9:15am. Participants start at the iconic home plate of Comiskey Park and finish with a lap around the warning track of the ballpark. Runners and walkers can stay for an after-party at the ChiSox Bar & Grill to celebrate finishing the race and enjoy food and drink specials.

The 5k fee is $40 and registration for the one mile distance is $25. Prices will increase on race day and registration will open at 7:00am. Free parking is available at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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