Has there ever been a new year that we have anticipated more????
What better way to shake off 2020 and start fresh than with a 5k on New Year’s Day!
The beginning of the year inspires all of us to dream big and set goals. What better way to do it than with like-minded people? We’re going to make it even easier for you by scheduling the run at 10:30 am so you can fully recover from your activities the night before. The 5k length will also be achievable – after all – half of the distance is downhill! 🙂
IVS logo scarves with pockets will be available!
Only 50 available!
Pickup of your race bib and swag prior to race day is strongly encouraged. Available in the Tower Park parking lot on Thursday December 31st from 5:00PM – 6:00PM.
Same day packet pick up from 9:15am – 10:15am, Tower Park, Peoria Heights
Best Overall Male and Female run time – under 18
Best Overall Male and Female run time – 18 – 49
Best Overall Male and Female run time – 50 and over
Awards will be presented as you cross the finish line
Da Deer Run 8K will take place at Timber Pointe nature center at Lake Bloomington. This event will practice social distancing.
Due to the pandemic, cramp conditions within Kicks bar and grill, and unexplained paranormal activity around the Towanda cemetery, the Lake Run Club has decided to move Race the Dead for 2020.
The new venue, for this year is the “Witches brew 5k” This event will start and end at Destihl Brewery. Run starts at 5:54 PM. This will be a free event, Halloween costumes are encouraged, including your favorite COVID face mask.
Social distancing will be required and all post run activities will be outside. However, if you would like to stay for dinner and drink after the event, please make your own reservations.
Prizes will be awarded for the best male and female costumes.
Also, any runner who has a finishing time with the number of 10, or 31 will be entered into a random drawing. For examples, 22:10, 28:30, 31:10, etc. There will be a dead last award too.
This is a free event. Head lamps, and flashlights are recommended along with reflective material complimenting your costumes.