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@example.com
OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center presents the 11th Annual CornaPalooza! The race starts & ends at Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Drive). Race participants follow signs & enter Lake Mendota property from Route 251/52 & Tom Merwin Drive. Follow signage for designated parking. The course will take you west outside of Mendota to take on the rolling hills & sights of rural Mendota. 10K course will include a 1-mile stretch of compacted gravel road. All runners will experience a mile or more of Lake Kakusha TRAIL! All traffic control & water stations will be pulled from roads as the last runner passes or when 10K reaches 1 ½ hours. Not responsible for late starters on the course. NO double-wide strollers allowed.
• Pre-registration / Registration Opens at 6:30 a.m.
• Race starts at 8:00 a.m.
• Official CornaPalooza T-shirt for participants
(size nor shirt guaranteed for late registrants)
• USATF CERTIFIED 5K & 10K Courses
• Awards will be presented to the 1st overall male & female runners in the 5K & 10K runs. 1st through 3rd places will be awarded medals in each age group.
• All 14 & under receive participation ribbons.
• Entry fees: $25 if postmarked by 7/27/18 – $30 7/28/18-8/11/18
USA Track & Field Certified Course #IL08077jW Record Eligible SRRL Circuit Race #14
Two split times Two Water Stops EMT’s on Site Traffic Control Raffle Refreshments Music
Registration begins at 6:45 Strollers welcomed in 5K but are not allowed to go through the finish line 1 mile walk will have a separate route When registering indicate as to whether you will walk in the 1 mile or the 5K Run/Walk
Event will be rain or shine unless lightning is present
Trophy to overall Female & Male Top 3 Age Division Male & Female: 9 & 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 & Older
All participants assured a shirt First 200 registered adults and 50 kids will be assured a bag and shirt Unisex shirt sizes: small, medium, large, Xlg, 2Xlg, 3Xlg ladies sizes: small, medium, large, Xlg, 2Xlg Youth sizes: xsmall, small, medium, large
The 5K Run/Walk is sponsored by the Illinois Valley Alzheimer’s Group, Inc. Our mission is to some day see a world without Alzheimer’s. This event and any other fund raisers enable us to help families in the Illinois Valley who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s by presenting free educational programs and a monthly support group. We also donate to area Nursing Facilities who have Alzheimer units and give an annual donation to research.
Packet Pick Up will be available at the Bureau County Metro Center on Friday, September 7th, from 12pm – 6pm & on Race Day, beginning at 7am. All pre-registered racers will receive a swag bag that includes a dri-fit race t-shirt and various other health and nutritional items. Our course provides beautiful scenery, with a challenging hill near the end. We provide 3 water stations and timed splits at Mile 1 & 2. We will have fresh fruit, bagels, power bars, water, and powerade available before and after the race. Awards will be given to Top Male, Top Female, Top Princeton Male, and Top Princeton Female, as well as all the age groups required by Starved Rock Runners. Racing Expectations will provide chip timing for our race. The Kiddy Fun Run will begin at 8am, with the 5k following at 8:30am. Showers, cardio room, and weight room will be available inside the Bureau County Metro Center pre & post race.
The 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 at the second mile. Restrooms are available. USA Track & Field Certified.
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 4 deep in each age category.
Age groups are: 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, 75-79, 80-84, 85 and up
All participants will receive a special gift to remember their accomplishment and a multi-color short sleeve t-shirt. A variety of refreshments will be available to enjoy after the race.
Packet pick-up will be 7:00-8:15 a.m. day of race and same day registration from 7:00-8:00 a.m.
The race takes place during Dwight’s annual Harvest Days Celebration. Come enjoy the craft show, flea market, carnival, live music, children’s events and so much more! See dwightharvestdays.com for the 4 day schedule.
The TBK Quad Cities Marathon, a USATF certified course, captures the essence of our nation’s heartland with its consistent connection to the Mississippi River, amazing views, and Midwest charm.
Rated a fairly flat and fast course, it is a great Boston qualifier!
The race features one of the finest, most scenic river views in the country. It covers 5 races, 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 island, all along the mighty Mississippi River.
The 26.2 mile run starts and ends at 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, IL. The event benefits many worthy causes.
Half Marathon is a Starved Rock Runner Circuit Race.
Join us for the 38th Annual DeKalb Corn Classic on September 23rd. While the name is the same, runners will have a whole new race experience! Beginning and ending in Downtown DeKalb, the route will take runners through historical neighborhoods, along the Kishwaukee River via Prairie Park, through NIU’s campus and Huskie Stadium. Along the route the Huskie Marching Band and Steeleband will be performing. There will be a post race celebration in Van Buer Plaza in Downtown DeKalb that includes a free beer for all runners and entertainment.
2018 IVCH Fall Fitness 5K
When: Saturday October 13, 2018 at 9:00am
Where: Washington Park in Peru, IL
Why: All Proceeds go to the IVCH Foundation:
Features: Starved Rock Runners Circuit Race, Certified, flat course, team competition*
T shirts for the first 200 registered participants
Entry Fee: $20.00 if received before October 9, 2018
$25 after and race day
Online registration: https://runsignup.com/ivch5k
Mail Race entries:
IVCH Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Aquatics
310 Walnut St
Peru, IL 51354
Checks Payable to Illinois Valley Community Hospital
Post-Race: food and refreshments, kid’s quarter mile fun run at 10:00am
-overall male and female
-Masters male and female (≥40 y.o.)
-top winner in the male team, female team, and coed team
-top three finishers in age groups
Packet Pick up from 7:15am till 8:45am race day at Washington Park
Contact information IVCHFall5k@hotmail.com or Race Director Kelly Williams 815-780-3879
*team competition: best total time of top three finishers on each team. No limit to team members (make it fun with team shirts etc.), coed must have at least one female in the scoring of total time.
All runners will start at 10:00AM.
SRRL Crcuit Race.
REGISTRATION: Preregistering through October 31st, 2018 is $30.00. Registration is $35.00 after November 1, 2018 (including race day) for EVERYONE. A $2.00 discount for pre-register members of Starved Rock Runners, Lake Run Club, Illinois Valley Striders, Springfield Road Runners and Prairie State Road Runners. Please direct any questions to Rosanne or Janine at: SRRLCANALCONNECTION@GMAIL.COM
This is a chip timed 10K. The race starts at LaSalle Peru High School in LaSalle, Illinois, ends in Utica Illinois. Runners are bused from Utica to LaSalle.
This 10k (6.2 miles) race should result in many fast times, as the course features a downhill slope for the first .75 mile stretch. Runners will then enter the I-M Canal Towpath and run the next 4.2 miles on a flat, unpaved surface featuring rock formations and autumn scenery. The race will finish on a paved street near the Waltham South Elementary School in Utica. Split times will be called out at each mile along the course.
Two water stations will be available with ambulance crews covering the entire course (the course has been measured by SRRL using Clain-Jones Counter Method. Certification with USATF).
Awards are presented to the top Overall Male and Female, top Overall Male and Female Masters, and the top 4 winners in each of the following age groups for both men and women: 14 and 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 and over.
Race Day Registration and Packet pick up will take place at Waltham South Elementary in Utica begining at 7:30AM and ending at 9:00AM on race day. Buses will begin to leave Utica at 8:00AM. The last bus will leave at 9:15 prompt to transport runners to the start line at LP High School. ALL RUNNERS MUST REGISTER IN UTICA. Bag check service available.
2018 DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON
On-line registration is not open yet
The 3 Mile Run is a Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. Circuit Race. The Oglesby 3 Mile Turkey Trot, begins and ends at Holy Family School, 336 Alice Ave., Oglesby, IL 61348.
Race starts at 9:00AM sharp, regardless of weather.
Registration and packet pick up available Wednesday night from 4:30-6:30 at Holy Family School. Credit and debit Cards accepted. Race Day packet pickup will be from 7:00-8:30AM.
Entry fee is $21.00, $25.00 on Race Day. Family Special (4 or more from immediate family, in the same household, mailed in one envelope, Mail-In ONLY), $60.00.
Free Miller Lite Beer after race (Must be 21 years of age with an ID). Must have wristband-pick-up at registration). Free soda after the race. Free Thanksgiving Dressing after the race. Free cap guaranteed to FIRST 1,000 entrants.
Race is chip timed. No chip, no time!
Awards: Turkey and Plaque to Male and Female Masters and Male & Female Champions.
For further race information, contact John Steele by phone or email listed or contact Mitchell Hobbs at 309-452-7749.
Distance: 3 miles
This is a race you’ll be sorry if you miss, and 2018 will be even bigger and better than 2017. Check out the Race Facebook page to see all the nice comments and fun photos: https://www.facebook.com/SantasOnTheRun2016/
Santas On The Run benefits the Hall Township Food Pantry. You can run this 5K for time, or you can do it partake in the Holiday spirit. Preregistration includes your choice of a Red: Long Sleeve T-Shirt, a crew sweatshirt or hoodie, a Santa Hat and Beard. All participants are encouraged to wear their hat and beard (and bells if you have them) in the run/walk, but it is not mandated.
The first 400 to preregister will also receive a 50″ x 60″ Santas On The Run fleece blanket. And if that’s not enough, we’re currently working on additional swag for those that preregister. Just like last year, the swag is worth the registration fee.
There will be water stops at approximately 1 & 2 miles, that will also include Holiday treats (cookies and candy).
The race will start and end in the parking lot of John F. Kennedy School (800 N. Richards, Spring Valley). The course is accurately measured and will be on paved city streets. The course is mostly flat with a few gentle uphills (in the 5K). Traffic control will be posted at all intersections to keep participants safe. Split times available at every mile.
The race will be electronically timed with results to be posted on the Starved Rock Runners web site.
As an added bonus, for each two non-perishable item an entrant brings to donate to the food pantry, their names will be entered into a raffle to be held after the race, with chances to win gift certificates and prizes from race sponsors.The more items you donate, the better your chances of winning (watch the web site as the list of potential winnings grows).
We’re looking to make the race, the prizes and the swag (for those who pre-register), even better than this year. The first 400 to sign up will receive a 50″ x 60″ Santas On The Run fleece blanket. We’re working on sweetening the deal with other swag. Stay tuned for details.
Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female finishers, as well as the top three finishers (Male and Female), in each of the following 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 and 70 and over.
Packet pick up and race day registration will be available from 8:30AM until 9:30AM at John F Kennedy School. Day of registration is not guaranteed a shirt.
Registration is now open.