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
Holy Cross School is excited to announce the 3rd annual Shamrock 5K Run/Walk! The race starts and ends at Holy Cross School. Race will be through the streets of Mendota. No trail running. Registration starts at 8:30a.m. and is located in the Holy Cross School gym and bathrooms are available. The course is USATF certified. The finish line is provided by Starved Rock Runners Ltd. Runners who pre-register by February 25, 2019 will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Awards will be presented to the 1st overall male and female runners in the 5K and the 1st-3rd places will be awarded medals in each age division for male/female. Remember to wear green! The proceeds benefit Holy Cross School!
This race was formerly the Starved Rock Runner Marathon Relay. In an effort to make this event more of a TEAM event and shorter in duration, the following changes have been made:
- LATER START (10:00am)
- SHORTER DURATION (90 minimute max)
- GUN START (everyone starts at once)
- NO BATON TO CARRY
- CHIP TIMED BY RUNRACE
- COUPLES AND SOLO DIVISIONS ADDED
- THIS EVENT IS IHSA COMPLIENT
- TEAM MEMBERS TIMES ARE ADDED TOGETHER FOR TOTAL MARATHON TIME
- COUPLES TIMES ARE ADDED TOGETHER FOR 10.48 MILE TIME
A GREAT TEAM EVENT: This is a great team event that creates camaraderie within your team and fun competition between your team and your friends teams. Pick a cool name for your team, and come join in the fun. As always in the races held here, this is a race that celebrates the running life.
COURSE INFORMATION: The course is a 5.24 mile loop on country black top roads. The race starts and ends about 100 yards west of Putnam Country Jr. High School. The race will be chip timed. The times of individual team members will be totaled for a team time to determine the Division winners. T-Shirts guaranteed only to per-registered runners. Chili and soda available after the run. Showers available.
TEAM: Will consist of 5 members (mixer or single gender). Team must complete 5 legs.
COUPLES: Two member, male and female. Each person runs one leg (5.24 miles). Age determined by youngest member.
SOLO: Single person event. Peron runs one 5.24 mile leg
ALL 18 & UNDER teams, FREE ENTRY
34th LORI’S WALLEYE RUN 5K – MARCH 23rd 9:00AM @ HALL HIGH SCHOOL IN SPRING VALLEY
Race day registration will be in the lobby at Hall High School (go through the front doors, on the south side of the school, turn left), from 7:30 – 8:30AM
The Course is Certified Distance with Splits at mile 1 and 2. The race will be electronically timed and Computerized Race Results with results posted on Starved Rock Runners web site. There will be a water stops on course just past the 1 and 2 mile points. There will be traffic control on the course. Refreshments will be available after the race. Long Sleeve T-Shirt is only guaranteed to those per-registered by noon on 3/14.
Divisions: Awards & Age Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in each age bracket, the Overall Male & Female Finishers, & the top Male and Female Finisher from Spring Valley. Age Divisions: (one each for Male & Female) 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.
Make checks payable to: S.V. Walleye Club. Mail registration forms & payment to: Walleye Run, 407 W. Dakota St., Spring Valley, Il 61362
THE COURSE: The race begins and ends in the parking lot of Hall High School. The start line will be in the south east corner of the parking lot, and the end will be very near the sidewalk leading to the front doors of the new school. The course is an out and back. Thanks to volunteers from the Spring Valley Walleye Club, we will have traffic control at every intersection on the course to help keep you safe. While our Race Marshall’s will do everything they can to keep you safe, the race is on city streets, and the streets will not be shut down to traffic, so please be aware of potential traffic.
THE AWARDS CEREMONIES: Will be held in the comfort of the beautiful cafeteria of Hall Hall School, where all of the post race food and refreshments will be.
JOIN US! Help us Spread The Word To End The Word by replacing the r-word with the NEW r-word RESPECT! All proceeds from the Run for Respect benefit Pontiac Township High School’s Special Olympics and Peers In Action programs.
This year’s theme is ROCK RESPECT!
RACE: Accurately measured chip-timed race flat 5K which begins and ends at Pontiac Township High School
– 5K starts at 10:00am and 1 mile walk starts after the 5K runners take off (on the high school track)
– Water stop at mile 2
AWARDS: 5K, overall male/female, male/female age groups
REFRESHMENTS: Light refreshments provided.
REGISTRATION/ENTRY: 5K and Fun Run Participants registering by 4/5/2019 will receive a dry-blend T-shirt. No guarantees for shirts after 4/5/2019.
Adult 5K/1 mile run $20.00 (nonrefundable)
Students 5K/1 mile run $10.00, includes college students (nonrefundable)
– $25.00 same day registration for all
- $2.00 discount for Lake Run Club Members
Team : Come as a team (3 or more) and Earn Special Recognition and a Team Plaque!
Take the best shot at qualifying for Boston with an experienced race team whose goal is to do everything possible to get you and a small group of other runners to the starting line in Hopkinton. With a multi-loop, fast, flat, and scenic course, the Spring Chance BQ.2 provides runners with the best chance at qualifying for Boston.
The Quad Cities River Bandits annual “Race to Home” 5k and Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019! This unique race benefiting our Bandit Scholars program provides fun and fitness for the whole family!
Packet Pick Up on 4/12 and 4/13! Raffles, food, and drink will be available in the party plaza post-race to celebrate!
• Location: 3051st E 18th RD, Ottawa, Il 61350 (Located on the east side of PetSmart)
• Date & Time: Saturday, April 13th, 2019, 10:00 a.m. REGISTRATION: 9:00 a.m.
• Entry Fee: $20 prior April1st (non-refundable)—SHIRT GUARANTEED
$25 after April 1st.
Checks can be made payable to: Ottawa Moose Lodge
Mail $$ & Registration to: Ottawa Moose P.O. Box 656, Ottawa, IL 61350
• Proceeds will benefit the local children of MooseHeart & OUR Local Moose Lodge
• Questions: Nevada Nevin— firstname.lastname@example.org
The race course is a 3.1 mile paved course for runners and walkers that starts and finishes at the Moose Lodge in Ottawa. The course winds around the Dayton Township neighborhood featuring two hills and a calming atmosphere. Mile markers will be at each mile as well as water and times available along the course, and at the finish line. Race results will be posted at starvedrockrunners.org.
Awards will be presented for the top male and female race finishers, as well as the top male and female Moose member finishers. Awards will also be distributed to the top three finishers in specified age groups for males and females. The 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, 70-74, 75-79, and 80 & Older.
FOOD PROVIDED AFTER RACE
PLEASE NO bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers, strollers, roller skates, rollerblades, animals or headsets/headphones!
Certified 10K Course and 3 Mile Fun Run. The race benefits Esophageal & Colon Cancer Prevention Center.
An event for all interest levels and ages! The Infinity Run & Family Event features a USATF, chip-timed 5k with a flat, down and back course route, two water stations, and medals for top three finishers as well as top three finishers in each age bracket. Other activities include a 1 mile family run/walk, a free children’s fun zone with games and prizes, music, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, a food truck, and more. Following the 5k is an “after hours” event at The Chana Tap Bar & Grill featuring live music, cold beverages, and food.
All proceeds raised from this event support The Maggie & Amos Foundation. This nonprofit was established in memorial of Maggie and Amos Meyer, a mother and her 3-year old son, who tragically passed away during a house fire in October of 2016. Maggie was an avid runner, a fitness buff, and a special education teacher. The foundation supports classroom grants, community educational youth programs, and scholarships . To date, the foundation has provided over $16,000 in support to children’s education.
Online registration is available now and can be accessed at: https://infinityrun.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=8917 Starved Rock Runners can use the promo code: STARVEDROCK for a $3 discount on all of our 5k and 1 mile registration options. Packet pick-up is available 4/25/2019 between 2:30 and 7:00 at the race location, as well as the day of the race between 2:00 and 3:15. Online registration ends on 4/22/19, but walk-up registration is available up until 3:15 pm on race day. Registration includes a long-sleeved t-shirt, guaranteed for registrations made before April 5th. Hoodies are available for a slight upcharge.
Event opens at 3:00. 1 mile walk/run will begin at 3:30, followed by the 5k at 4:00. Medals will be presented as soon as each age group is fulfilled.
Please see our registration site for more information regarding this event.
COME JOIN US !!! Enjoy a 5K course that is a fast, all terrain trail that circles the lake. The property is well maintained, established grass trails through wooded and prairie lots. The course will be well marked and equipped with water stations at miles 1 & 2.
We also have an alternate 1 mile “Fun Walk” that goes around Lake Mendota for those who would like a shorter distance and easier course. There are activities for the kids to enjoy along the Fun Walk.
All proceeds go to fund scholarships for graduating seniors from Mendota Township High School.
5K and Fun Walk both start at 10:00 a.m.
AWARDS: 5K, overall male/female and top 3 in each age category (male/female)13 & under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65+
T-SHIRTS given out until supply runs out, we have order lots!
REGISTRATION/ENTRY: Everyone on the 5K must be fully registered, $20 in advance, $25 walk-up registrations. People 11 and over must be fully registered for the Fun Walk, 10 and under are free for the Fun Walk.
GO TO: www.thankdank.org to register on-line or download a registration form to mail in. On-line registration cut of is May 1st so hurry and REGISTER TODAY!!
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE PRE-REGISTERED – Packet pick up will be Saturday, May 4th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 106 6th Street, Mendota, IL 61342
There will be restroom facilities on site.
LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER THE RACE WHILE WE WAIT FOR ALL TO FINISH. THE AWARDS CEREMONY WILL TAKE PLACE IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE RACE, AWARDING THE MEDALS TO THE WINNERS.
Thank you to everyone for your support !!!