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.
The Tails Humane Society Mutt Strut is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon. Proceeds go directly to the animals in our care. Bring your friends, dogs, and friends who are dogs to this fun-filled race! We have chip timing for better accuracy and awards and medals for top overall runners. We also offer pre-registration and same-day registration.
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.
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.
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!