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.
- 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.
Run the Planets!
Interplanetary 5K Race + 1 Mile Fitness Walk & 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run
March 28, 2020
Register by March 10 to guarantee a shirt!
A family oriented race/walk for participants off all ages. 5K Race for all ages, 1 Mile Fitness Walk, 1/2 Mile Kids’ Fun Run
Walk or run through portions of the Central Illinois Community Solar System, the world’s most complete large scale model of the Solar System
Participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the Solar System, from the Sun – past Mercury, Venus, and Earth – to Mars and back along the Riverfront Trail
It’s athletic, it’s educational, it’s fun… for the whole family!
Peoria Riverfront Museum (check-in & awards), Gateway Building (start & finish Line)
Course: Entirely flat (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)
Friday, March 27: packet pickup from 12 to 5:30 pm, Peoria Riverfront Museum
Saturday, March 28:
7:30-8:30 am: Race day registration; packet pickup
9 am: 5K Race start
9:05 am: 1 Mile Fitness Walk start
9:30 am: Kids’ 1/2 Mile Fun Run start
Refreshments after 5K race; awards after the Kids’ Fun Run
5K Race (3.1 miles): $25 ($30 race day), without shirt: $20 ($25 race day)
1 Mile Fitness Walk: $20 ($25 race day), without shirt: $15 ($20 race day)
Kids’ Fun Run: $15 (includes Terry the Tractor book), without shirt: $10
Family Fun Run pricing: after registering 2 children, additional Fun Run participants in the same family pay only $7 each (must register by mail or in person for special pricing)
Make checks payable to “Peoria Riverfront Museum”
Registration is also available in person at the museum’s front desk, and by mailing in the 2020 form.
IVS Grand Prix participants receive $5.00 discount on registration. Please email the IVS Grand Prix Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the IVS website for more information.
T-Shirt: All race participants pre-registered by March 5 have the option to receive a gender specific moisture-wicking technical T-shirt. Participants may also choose not to receive a shirt, for a discounted entry fee. Fun Run participants will receive a cotton T-shirt. Race T-shirts from past races will be available for purchase at packet pick up and on race day.
Awards to overall male and female winners, and top male and female 5K runners in each age division. Certificates for kids and fitness walkers. All kids will receive their choice of a Terry the Tractor book, signed by the author and race director, Mike Rucker.
DIVISIONS & RACE INFO
5K divisions: overall male and female; 9 and under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75 and up
Inquires: please contact Renae Kerrigan at rkerrigan@
The Classic includes a 5k run, 1 mile walk and a virtual run. Packet pickup and registration is available Friday, April 17, from 4:00-6:00 at Fleet Feet and Saturday, April 18, from 7:30-8:30. Together we can “strike out” drunk driving. The Classic is to glorify God and honor Michael Collins’ legacy who was killed by a drunk driver.
Come preview the McLean County Fair with a 5k run or 1 mile walk in, out and around the fairgrounds. Race is Sunday before the fair, with the McLean County Fair starting on August 5. Come and enjoy pork burgers and other great eats available after the race! Trophies presented after the race! Race is chip timed by “Its Race Time”
Event Cost: 5K
$25 – Pre-Register by July 15, 2020 and receive 4 McLean County Fair tickets, t-shirt and goody bag. $30 after July 15, 2020 and on race day(t-shirt if available).
Event Cost: 1 Mile Walk
$20 – Pre-Register by July 15, 2020 and receive 4 McLean County Fair tickets, t-shirt and goody bag. $25 after July 15, 2020 and on race day(t-shirt if available).
Discounts available for Lake Run Club and Illinois Valley Striders! See sign up at “Its Race Time” Enter LRC or IVS for discount.
Packet pick-up on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 3-5PM at the fair(South Entrance) and on Race day from 7 to 745AM. (Enter from south parking lot off Route 9).
All proceeds support McLean County Fair youth. By partnering with us, your helping increase our youth’s development and leadership skills which they learn from the fair.
To be a sponsor, contact McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation, 2242 Westgate Drive, Bloomington, IL 61705.