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Boo MILBY Memory 5K/1 Mile walk


31st Annual Underground Railroad 5K

The 5K race is in its 31st year here in Princeton during Homestead Days. There will be a free Kiddy Run before the actual race begins. The registration and packet pickup will be at 7 am. The entry fee will be $25 on or before 8/7, and $30 on or before 8/8. Awards for overall top Male and Female. The top Princeton Male and Female will also receive an award. Awards for Male and Female age divisions (Top 3 in each division). Age divisions are as follows: 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+.

Dwight Harvest Days 5K & 3K Fun Run/Walk

This chip timed course is flat and fast utilizing residential streets with police traffic control. It is well marked with signs and painted streets. Accurate splits at 1 and 2 miles with water. Restrooms available. USA Track & Field Certified.
Awards: Awards will be given to the top overall race champions, top Dwight runners and top finishers in each age group for both males and females. One award per person. Awards for the top age group finishers will be given 3 deep.
Age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & above

Run The Path 10k

This chip timed 10k starts and finishes at the Putnam County Junior High School located at 13183 N 350th Ave, McNabb, IL 61335. It is an out and back 10k on nicely paved county roads surrounded by beautiful country scenery. Possible to see deer and eagles while running. The course is a mix of hills and flat areas. Water stations will be available on the course. Strollers and walkers welcome, but please no headphones. There will be volunteers at each mile marker and intersection for traffic control but the course will be open to traffic. Emergency crew coverage available. There is a two hour time limit on the course. Post-race food and beverages provided. Race sweatshirt guaranteed to all participants who are pre-registered by October 11th, 2024. After that and through race day, a sweatshirt is not guaranteed.

Packet Pickup and race day registration starts at 8:00am in the school cafeteria
Entry Fee: $35 through October 11th 2024, $40 October 12th through race day. Members of the following clubs: Starved Rock Runners, Prairie State Road Runners, Springfield Road Runners, and Lake Run Club who register online will receive a $3 discount. (No Club Discount on the EARLY BIRD Price)

USATF certified course. IL23015NM

Awards: Top overall male and female. Age bracket awards: 14 & under, 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 & up.

46th Oglesby Turkey Trot

Oglesby Elk's Lodge 800 E Walnut, Oglesby, IL, United States

Key items to know:

Pre-race packet pickup is Wednesday, November 24th from 4:00pm - 7:00pm at the Oglesby Elks.
Limited race day registration is available from 7:00am - 8:45am.
Start line will follow governor guidelines at that time. (Current plans are a single gun start at 9:00am)
Post race results available at Starved Rock Runners, Run Sign Up and Racing Expectations
Age groups awards Male/Female: 9 and under, 10-12, 13-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
$5.00 discount for all Starved Rock Runner Club members (applied automatically at checkout)
Kids fun run!!! 12 and under fun run at 10:15am - Free of charge with a goodie bag for all participants (must sign waiver)
Family discount MAIL IN ONLY)! 4 from the same address $90.00, with $20.00 each additional participant.


Participants are required to be completely self-sufficient.


Participants are encouraged to register online in advance.
Pickup of your race bib and fleece stocking hat prior to race day is strongly encouraged. Available at the Oglesby Elks on Wednesday, November 22nd from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
On Course:

It is your responsibility to know the course, and run it safely.
Except for passing, participants should always remain on the far side of the roadway.
Participants passing one another on the course must adhere to “no drafting” rules which include being no closer than 10 feet behind or in front of, or 6 feet beside other competitors at any time. Before passing, participants must be sure they can safely remain 10 feet behind and then 10 feet in front of the participant being overtaken before merging back to the side of the roadway.
Finish Line:

Self-serve water and refreshments will be available at the finish line.

Results will be updated throughout the event at Starved Rock Runners, Run Sign Up and Racing Expectations.

Parking is available on the East and West side of the Elks.
Paper Applications Available

Available at
Please mail paper applications to: Often Running: 206 S. Linden, Normal, IL 61761
Changes due to COVID: (if anything changes, updates will be sent via email)

Thank you for your consideration and support. We are looking forward to a great event!
No refunds. If the event is canceled we appreciate your donation.

Santas On The Run IX

Whether you are looking for a serious 5K race, or just a fun holiday event to burn some of the Turkey Day calories, Santas On The Run is an event you don’t want to miss. Santas On The Run is a 5K Race and a 1 Mile Walk to benefit the Hall Township Food Pantry. … READ MORE >