Connie Dzierzynski Skerston Memorial 5K Run/Walk

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am America/Chicago Timezone
Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC)
815 N Orlando Smith St
Oglesby, IL 61348
$25 if received by 10/1, $30 after 10/1
Greg Dzierzynski
(815) 664-2236

This 2nd annual event honors the memory of Connie Dzierzynski Skerston, who passed away unexpectedly from a brain aneurysm at the age of 45 on March 5th 2015. Connie enthusiastically served Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) for 16 years in administration. A scholarship has been founded in her name to preserve her educational legacy and passion for working with and helping young minds in the Illinois Valley. 100 percent of the entry fee goes to the scholarship fund. The race begins and ends on the campus of IVCC and will include a mixed running surface. Registration fee is $25.00 if received by 10/1 ($30.00 after 10/1). Fee includes a T-Shirt, water and light snacks. T-Shirt & size guaranteed if entry is received before 10/1. Early packet pick up on 10/6 from 11:00am-2:00pm at IVCC main entrance. Race day registration and packet pick up is from 8:00-9:30am. Timing by Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. First overall male and female, and first male and female Masters receive a plaque. Awards for top three male and female finishers in 13 age brackets. There will also be an Untimed 1.5 Mile “Walk In Connie’s Steps” event for non-runners. Free massages by IVCC therapeutic massage students and a Silent Auction & Bake Sale will be going on during the event. Register on-line at (by 11:59 pm October 5, 2016). On-line fee and cut offs same as mail in (plus processing fee).

Click to download printable registration form: Connie-Dzierzynski-Skerston-5K-Registration-2016