Race Calendar

Disclaimer: Race information for the calendar is provided to Starved Rock Runners, Ltd from several sources. Because we can not guarantee the accuracy of this information, we encourage you to confirm all details with the race contacts provided.

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A PART of LRC 6 pack series

Boo MILBY Memory 5K/1 Mile walk


Watermelon Stampede

Equal awards to first place male and female in 5K and 10K run. Open, and Masters Division.Open Division is age 39 and Under. Masters is 40 and Over

Medals to first three places in each running category.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 & Over. T-Shirts to first 400 registrants.
30 Watermelons given to participants by random drawing..

Folty 5K

Packet Pick Up:

7:00-8:00 AM at Village Hall, 308 Uncas St. Tonica, IL


Overall male & female (plaque)
Top Tonica resident male & female (plaque)
Top 3 male and female in each age division (medal)
Age Groups: 9 & 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+ (more age groups this year!)


Chip-timed by Racing Expectations
USA Track and Field Certified #IL23005NM
Out and back course that starts and ends at Village Hall
Restrooms and refreshments available after the race

New Features:

Drink voucher included with registration for participants 21+
Challenges & an opportunity to win a cash prize!
FREE Kids' Fun Run @ 9:00 AM. No registration is required. For ages 10 & under. Medals for all participants.

Questions? Contact Amber Heider (815) 481-4657

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

2024 Belleville Main Street Marathon and Half Marathon

Join us on September 28, 2024, in historic Belleville, IL (about 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis, MO) for our full and half marathons that are great for both novice and seasoned runners and feature an affordable registration fee, ENTHUSIASTIC volunteers/course support, ample hydration stations, and small town charm with ammenities that match those of a big city race! Our 8th annual full marathon is a runner-pleasing, Boston Marathon–qualifying course that includes about 16 miles of city streets and about 10 miles of a portion of a paved biking/walking trail, and both the full and half marathons include America’s longest Main Street and neighborhood roads.

Full Marathon Registration Fees
-Jan 6: $50
-Jan 7-10: $65
-Jan 11-July 31: $90
-Aug 1-Aug 31: $105
-Sept 1-Sept 21: $115*

Half Marathon Registration Fees
-Jan 6: $45
-Jan 7-10: $55
-Jan 11-July 31: $80
-Aug 1-Aug 31: $95
-Sept 1-Sept 21: $105*

*Register by September 14, 2024, to be guaranted a participant shirt. Online registration closes September 21, but in person registration will be accepted September 22 through September 27 at Toolen's Running Start or at packet pickup. Registration fees for the full marathon September 22 through September 27 are $125, and registration fees for the half marathon September 22 through September 27 are $115.

2024 COURSE SUPPORT: Water and Gatorade will be available about every 2 miles on the course. Gu also will be available at several locations (check the website later for more specific locations).

COURSE: The full and half marathons will begin and end on Main Street near First Street in downtown Belleville, IL (near 19 Public Square, Belleville 62220). The full marathon course is a certified Boston Marathon-qualifying course. The FULL MARATHON will be on about 16 miles of city streets, including America's longest Main Street, and about 10 miles on the St. Clair County Transit District's paved biking/walking trail. The HALF MARATHON will be on city streets, including America's longest Main Street. Full marathon participants must be at mile 13 by 10:23 AM or they will be transported by an official race vehicle to another point on the course and allowed to cross the finish line with an unofficial time and to receive a finisher medal. Half marathon participants must by at mile 6.5 by 8:50 AM and complete the course by 10:30 AM to receive an official race time. If runners of either race are on the course after volunteers have been dismissed, those runners must move to the sidewalks.

-For the FULL MARATHON, the top 3 overall male and female finishers; top male and female master finishers; and top male and female wheelchair finishers will receive awards as will the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following age divisions: 18-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. Due to liability and safety issues, the age limit requirement of being 18 or older will be strictly enforced for the FULL MARATHON.
-For the HALF MARATHON, the top 3 overall male and female finishers; top male and female master finishers; and top male and female wheelchair finishers will receive awards as will the top 3 male and female finishers in each of the following age divisions: 19 and younger; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; and 70 & older. There is no age limit for the half marathon.

SWAG: All finishers, regardless of placement, will receive a participant medal, and anyone who registers before September 14 is gauranteed an event shirt.

-10 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday, Sept. 27, at Toolen’s Running Start, 3260 Green Mount Crossing Drive, Shiloh, IL 62269.
-5:30 to 6:30 AM on Saturday, Sept. 28, near the start line on Main Street near First Street.
For planning purposes to keep the event running smoothly, please let us know if you plan to pick up your packet on race morning when registering or at info@bellevillemarathon.com.

POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS: Post-race refreshments include food from Belleville restaurants; water, Gatorade, and beer; and other goodies from other local businesses.

RACE DAY PICS: Rutster Photography will be capturing professional race-day photographs, which will be available for viewing and purchase at the company's Belleville Main Street Marathon gallery.

Race proceeds benefit the Belleville Parks and Recreation Department and a newly created college scholarship fund for local high school runners.

Nik’s Home Run

Make wishes happen with your 7k run or 1.5 mile walk!
All participants will receive a T-Shirt and Swag Bag. First 250 participants receive a Bring Joy Beanie!
Everyone gets a chance to win 2 tickets to the Bears vs Panthers game at Soldier Field if they sign up for the run or walk.
Certified USATF Race with chip-to-chip timing. Splits announced at each mile marker. Water & first aid stations available. Stadium opens 8 AM (free admission). Grammy's Auction will showcase hundreds of items which can be bid on in person or on-line. $100 to overall male & female winners. Stadium restrooms & great food stand available. Family friendly event; kids welcome!
Bring JOY to young adults, and their families, fighting cancer. Nik discovered that young adults over 17 are not eligible for a "wish." In fact, most pediatric support programs age out at 18 and adult programs start at 25 leaving a gap for young adults. Nik asked us to help young adults fighting cancer have a wish too!

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 www.StarvedRockRunners.org
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

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