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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8th Annual DePue Celebration 5K Run/Walk @ DePue Fire Station Number 1
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am

This is the second year of a redesigned course. Pre-registration is $20 and available until July 16, 2018 after until race day is $25. Race day registration is from 7:00 – 7:45 am. This course has two hills and two water stops. Split timing at miles 1 & 2. Electronic Race Scoring done by D & M Road Race Scoring from LaSalle, IL. Oranges and bananas as well as cold water provided at the end of the race. Technical t-shirt provided to all runners and walkers. Awards are given out to top male and female, top DePue male and female as well as medals to the top 3 in age groups as follows 9 & under, 10-13,14-19,20-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70 and over. There is no packet pick up prior to race day. The race is run by the DePue Men’s Club which is a 501c3 Charity organization which gives all proceeds back to the local communities. We invite all participants to come and join us at noon at the DePue Lake shore for the National Championship Boat Races.

Granville Days 1st Annual 5K Run/Walk @ Hopkins Park
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am

Course Information: Race will start and end at Hopkins Park (100 E. Main St). 5K route will be paved streets through the Village & the Granville Cemetery. Timed by Starved Rock Runners. Race will be rain or shine.
Awards given to the overall male & female runner, overall male & female Village of Granville Resident runner, and the top three finishers, male & female in each of the following age groups: 11 and under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over

Entry Fees:
$20 early registration postmarked by July 27th
$25 after July 27th & day of the race
*Questions-Contact the Village Hall at 815-339-6333 or [email protected]*
**The first 100 to register are guaranteed a cinch backpack**

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Music In Motion 5K
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am

For details on race, click link to flyer below:

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SRRC 5K COLOR Run/Walk for the Kids @ Ottawa River Rescue
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am

Pull out your running shoes because SRRC’s (formerly Easter Seals) annual 5K Run/Walk for the Kids will kick off during Ottawa’s Riverfest festivities (, Saturday, Aug. 4th, 2018.

This year, we have a NEW ROUTE and will be doing a COLOR RUN! The course starts and ends by the Ottawa River Rescue at 234 Albin Stevens Drive, Ottawa, IL. Check in and race day registration begins at 6:30 a.m., runners start at 8:00 a.m followed by walkers. The run/walk follows a scenic course along portions of the Riverwalk, the historic I&M Canal and along streets in the beautiful east side.

Children and strollers are welcome to participate in the 5K for free with paying participants, but t-shirts will only be given to those who register for the 5K or Kids Race.

Runners will be timed and the top overall female and male runners will receive trophies. Also, runners placing 1st, 2nd or 3rd in thirteen different age categories will receive medals.

There will be a kids race immediately following the 5K for children up to 12 years old. Registered participants will receive a t-shirt and medal.

100% of the proceeds from this event stay local within LaSalle and Bureau Counties to help local children to achieve their maximum potential. With your help last year, we were able to add an occupational therapist to our staff to expand our therapy options for the area’s children.

Register online or in person by July 27th for $25 or after the 27th for $30

anyBODY 5k @ Grundy County Health Dept
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am

This is a certified 5k course that is part of the Run 4 Morris circuit. Each participant receives a custom tech shirt and custom finishers medal. Overall and age group awards will also be handed out.
Proceeds from the race benefit the under funded clients of the Health Department helping fund medications, infant and children needs, other medical needs, and community wellness activities.
There will be water and food items available to all runners and several information tables from the different sponsors of the event.
See our Facebook page for more information and a course map and link to a course fly-over.

Wenona – Mr. C’s “Down on the Farm” 5k Run @ Wenona City Park
Aug 10 all-day

It is our annual “Wenona Day’s 5k” on Friday, Aug, 10 at 7:00 PM and we would love to have you join in on our Mr. C’s 5k Run! This year’s theme is “Down on the Farm”! Guarantee yourself a shirt by signing up today online, by mail or take a chance for the day of! Sign up by July 31st for $20.00 and receive the savings on registration, Aug 1 through the evening of, it is $25.00. If any questions, please let me know! We look forward to making this a memorable race!

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2018 Mendota CornaPalooza 5K/10K Race & Fitness Walk @ Lake Mendota, Mendota, IL
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am

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

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“Boo” Milby Memory 5K Run/Walk @ Northwest School
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am

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.

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Run for Recovery @ Streator City Park
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

First Annual Run for Recovery 5k Saturday August 18th, 2018 at 8 A.M. Walkers welcome
CHECK IN 6:30 A.M. East side of the Streator City Park-300 N Vermillion Streator, IL
Race Features:
• 5K Walkers Welcome
• Starts and Ends at the Streator City Park
• Water stations on course
• Electronically timed & Traffic Control
• Refreshments and snacks
• Guaranteed T-shirts to all preregistered participants
• Computerized race results @
• Register online at
• Early Bird registration is $18 until July 21, 2018-guaranteed a t-shirt.
• Registration after July 21 is $20-limited supply of shirts on the day of the race.
• *This race is NOT certified
AGE DIVISIONS Male Female 13 and under 13 and under 14 – 18 14 – 18 19 – 24 19 – 24 25 – 29 25 – 29 30 – 34 30 – 34 35 – 39 35 – 39 40 – 44 40 – 44 45 – 49 45 – 49 50 – 54 50 – 54 55 – 59 55 – 59 60 – 64 60 – 64 65+ 65+
Awards to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age division of female and male runners
If you aren’t up for a run? You can check the donation box on the entry form. Donations of $20 or more and you will receive a TShirt and make a donation to the Dusty Roads Foundation. We will mail your official Run for Recovery shirt. *Please note: shirts will be mailed out a week after the race*
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[email protected] @ Oak Ridge Golf Course
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm

2018 United Way Kick-off Event!
3.1 (5k) Miles on the grounds of Oak Ridge Golf Course.
– 4:30pm- registration opens
– 6:30pm- race starts
– 7:30pm race course closes- Water at 1/2 way point
– Pre and post-race entertainment
– Party until midnight!!!!
– DJ
– Beer garden
– Free beer wristband included with race registration (must be 21 years old)
– Awards for top 3 finishers in each age group
– Tech shirt guaranteed for pre-registered!
– Pre-registration: $25.00 through 8/17/18; late registration: $30.00
– Race will be held Rain or Shine. In the event of cancellation, we thank you for your donation. No pets. No bicycles. No refunds.

Proceeds will benefit United Way!