This 5k run, 3k walk, and Fun Run (¼ mile for children 10 and under) is held in historic Miller Park, the surrounding neighborhood and Miller Park Zoo. Proceeds from the 2021 event will be used to expand the Children’s Petting Zoo including the addition of Mule Foot Hogs.
Our goal is to give you, the runners and walkers competing in our event, a competitive racing experience in compliance with all CDC social distancing and health safety guidelines.
The first Lake Run, a loop around Lake Bloomington, was held in 1982 and had 224 finishers. The race became an annual event, added a shorter loop and continues to grow each year. 2020 will be the marked the 39th anniversary of this local favorite running event.
In addition to the standard age group classifications, the race has footpounder classesfor men over 220 lb and women over 190 lb, as well as footpounder light: 190-219 lb (men) and 150lb – 179lb (women).
The 1/2 marathon course features the best of both inner (4.37 miles) and outer loop (7.44 miles) courses. All races have chip timing and race results posted within hours of the completion of the event. Great post food, beer tent with more than one beer option and awards ceremony.