Monthly 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.

To include your event on the SRR Ltd. calendar, go to the “EXTRAS” tab, click on the “SUBMIT YOUR RACE” button. Thee will be a link to printable instructions on how to submit your race. Once the race has been submitted, please email your pdf race registration form to: [email protected]


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Celebrate La Salle 5K Run/Walk @ La Salle City Hall
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm

USATF #IL7037NM Certified course. Race starts and finishes at City Hall in La Salle, 745 Second St, La Salle, IL. Registration opens at 6:00 pm inside City Hall lobby, the cost is $30.00. Time and Finish line provided by Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. Awards to top 3 finishers in each age group and overalls. 2 water stops on the course. T-Shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered participants. Free Beverage ticket (Beer) to everyone registered to use at Celebrate La Salle festival on Second Street all weekend. Music, food, carnival, beer tent and lots of family fun. Applications are on the City of La Salle website at just click on the link for forms and documents and go to Celebrate La Salle flyer. any questions can be directed to Jenn Summers at (815) 223-4586 ext 5030.

Gateway 5K Superhero Showdown @ Bureau County Fairgrounds
Jun 23 all-day

The Gateway 5K is a run/walk for awareness of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Gateway Services, Inc. provides essential services for our local citizens with disabilities, like 24-hour direct support, community-based job development, classes and training, and transportation services.
Visit to register online.
Race Fees are $20.00 before June 13th and $25.00 after. Registration opens at 7:00am and race begins promptly at 8:00am. Registration is welcomed on the day of the race. Returning will be Starved Rock Runners and D & M Road Race Scoring. T-Shirts will be available for the first 50 registered runners. Swag bags will be included with the registration cost along with a superhero rubber duck for the first annual Duck Drop that will be taking place after the race (winner need not be present to win). There will be multiple water stops on the city and rural race route and light food and beverages following the race. Superhero costumes are encouraged but not required!

4th Annual Sandra R. Dearing 5k @ Windmont Park
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am

4th Annual Sandra R. Dearing 5k takes place at 9am on Saturday June 23rd. Packet pick-up starts at 7am on race day. Same day registration is welcome. This 5k race is rectangular in shape beginning & ending at Windmont Park. 4 straightaways and a few rolling hills. Time clocks & water at the 1 mile & 2 mile marks.
Registration is $20 which includes a T-shirt. Groups of 5 or more runners can receive a group discount. Trophies to the overall Male & Female winners. Medals to the Top 3 runners in each male & female category.
Refreshments & food after the race. Plus meals to purchase.
Raffle, 50/50 & other games to follow.
Proceeds from the race go to individuals currently battling cancer. Previous proceeds have went to individuals from Kewanee, Galva & Toulon.
Make checks payable to”Sandra Dearing Memorial Fund” & mail to Anthony Dearing 545 Whitney Ave. Kewanee, Il 61443. Any questions please contact Anthony at (309)525-2669 or [email protected]

Run for the Health of It @ Pearce Community Center
Jun 30 @ 7:00 am

Our 5K course has been certified by USA Track and Field and takes participants through the paved, flat streets of Chillicothe. The course begins and ends at Pearce. Refreshments, snacks, and the awards ceremony will take place in the banquet room immediately after the race.

Run For Glory 5K @ City Park in Streator.
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am

Friendly and fast 5K, starting and finishing at City Park in Streator, and running through quiet neighborhoods. The course is flat and fast, with two small hills, and the course is an out and back route. Bib pick-up and race day registration being at 6:30 am on 6/30/18. The 5K Run for Glory is part of Streator’s awesome 4th of July celebration. Nice trophies for first place overall male and female finishers, and for first Streator male and female finishers. Medals for top three finishers in each age group. Male and female age groups are as follows: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 over. Water on course at 1 and 2 miles. T-shirts for all entrants. Walkers are welcome. Delicious fruit and beverages following the race. Results will be posted at Fun family event! All proceeds to the Streator 4th of July celebration.

Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS @ 323 S. Main St.
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am

Awards: Male & Female 1,2,3rd place trophies.
Trophies to first male & female Walnut finishers.
Medals to 1,2,3rd in 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 & over. Awards will follow the race once the course is closed.

Timing and results will be provided by Racing Expectations. Results will be posted after the race and online at: and

No pets or bicycles allowed. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome to participate.

In case of race cancellation (due to events beyond our control) we thank you for your donation.

Liberty 5k @ Downtown Morris
Jul 3 @ 8:30 pm

Start your Independence Day festivities early this year with some good fun and exercise! On July 3rd, 2018 the Morris Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP) will be bringing the 9th annual Liberty 5K Run/Walk back to downtown Morris!

The Liberty Run 5K Run/Walk will take place at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Morris. Beginning at Liberty and Jefferson streets, the course will take you through Nostalgic Downtown Morris, area parks, neighborhoods and returns downtown on Liberty Street. The course is completely paved, primarily flat, with some slight hills for a fast and enjoyable race. The Liberty 5K is a chip timed race on a certified course. The event honors, supports and recognizes our military personnel.

The cost is $25.00 for pre-registered participants and $35.00 for those who register after June 20th.

Register today at

For additional information about the run/walk or to sponsor or volunteer please contact [email protected] or call 815-941-0245.

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Dog Days 5K @ Lake Bloomington
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm

SRRL Circuit Race.

Entry Fee: $20.00 if postmarked before July 6th, $27.00 after July 6th, $15.00 if you do want a shirt. $2.00 discount to LRC and SRRL members before July 6th. NO DISCOUNT AFTER JULY 6th.

COURSE: A portion of Lake Bloomington’s Inner-Loop with a start and finish next to Green Gables. Splits at miles 1 & 2. Two water stops

AWARDS: Overall male & female, top three finishers in in of the following age groups: 8 & under, 9-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65-70, 71 & over.

This course is NOT closed to traffic. No headsets or strollers will be allowed during the race.

Check-in on race day (July 8) will be from 4:30-5:45pm near Green Gables. Make checks payable to: Lake Run Club

Payments should be mailed to: Often Running, 206 S. Linden St., Normal, Il 61761

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Bureau Valley 5K @ Wyanet Memorial Park
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am

5K Certified Course (IL09070JW) with splits at miles 1 and 2. It is Electronically timed with finish times available at the conclusion of the race. This is a flat, fast course with a few gentle hills and is looped through city streets. There will be water stops at miles 1 & 2. Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each age group and trophies for overall male and female runners. This will benefit the Bureau Valley High School Renaissance program–a program that includes ALL students at Bureau Valley High School and the Wyanet Community Club. For more information about what the Bureau Valley Renaissance program does, please go to their Facebook page-BVHS Renaissance Program. Pre-registration fee is listed below. Details are on the Registration form. REGISTER ONLINE AT:

ONYX Scholarship Scoot @ Heritage Harbor of Ottawa
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am

Pre-register for the race by email at [email protected] od show up the day of the race. There is a minimum donation fee for the race of $25 which goes to the scholarship fund to help local Ottawa High and Marquette High school students with their college funds. Fee increased to $30 if paid on the day of the race.
Mail to: P.O. Box 2166 Ottawa, Il 61350

There will be music, face painting, games, and lots of fun so be sure to bring the whole family. All runners and donors will receive a 2018 Scholarship Scoot 5K t shirt as well. The on-site restaurant will be open from 8am-9pm. We can’t wait to see you there!
Information needed via email:
– First & Last name
-Shirt Size
– Shirt Color (White or Green)
– Gender
– How you heard about our 5K