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: info@starvedrockrunners.org

 

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May
11
Sat
2019
Starved Rock Country 5K @ Washington Park
May 11 @ 7:10 am

Back for a 6th year, the 2019 Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon (and 5K) has become the “must do” event of the running community in central Illinois. The Marathon course will again encompass the scenery of the Illinois River, the neighborhoods of Ottawa and the rolling landscapes in and around Starved Rock State Park. Runners will be inspired by the scenery of rolling country hills and natural rock formations tucked into heavily wooded areas created by the Illinois River thousands of years ago. Also, this record eligible marathon course has 16 aide stations with Gatorade at each station and we plan to have once station for the half and two for the marathon with GU. Runners participating in the Half Marathon, which starts in the heart of Starved Rock State Park will also experience the neighborhoods of Ottawa in addition to wooded scenery and sites along the Illinois River. The Half Marathon is a flat, fast course making for a nice run through country and city alike. Each runner will receive a participant shirt and finishers receive a race specific medal which will be the fifth in the series.

The Run Starved Rock 5K  will return as well..  This event will start and end at the same lines as the marathon, and following part of the marathon route before heading back to Ottawa for a finish along the river.  The event is a great addition for those who want to participate in the events of the day as well as family/friends looking to do something while their loved one or friend is running another race.  A portion of this event will benefit local charities and events to promote running and physical activity.  

Again this year, the Health expo/packet pickup will be held from Noon – 8PM on Friday May 11th, Ottawa Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main Street, Ottawa, IL. Runners will receive their bibs (required for race participation), participant shirt as well as a swag bag filled with local and regional offers and race information.  

 

Starved Rock Country Half Marathon @ Washington Park
May 11 @ 7:30 am

Back for a 6th year, the 2019 Starved Rock Country Marathon and Half Marathon (and 5K) has become the “must do” event of the running community in central Illinois. The Marathon course will again encompass the scenery of the Illinois River, the neighborhoods of Ottawa and the rolling landscapes in and around Starved Rock State Park. Runners will be inspired by the scenery of rolling country hills and natural rock formations tucked into heavily wooded areas created by the Illinois River thousands of years ago. Also, this record eligible marathon course has 16 aide stations with Gatorade at each station and we plan to have once station for the half and two for the marathon with GU. Runners participating in the Half Marathon, which starts in the heart of Starved Rock State Park will also experience the neighborhoods of Ottawa in addition to wooded scenery and sites along the Illinois River. The Half Marathon is a flat, fast course making for a nice run through country and city alike. Each runner will receive a participant shirt and finishers receive a race specific medal which will be the fifth in the series.

The Run Starved Rock 5K  will return as well..  This event will start and end at the same lines as the marathon, and following part of the marathon route before heading back to Ottawa for a finish along the river.  The event is a great addition for those who want to participate in the events of the day as well as family/friends looking to do something while their loved one or friend is running another race.  A portion of this event will benefit local charities and events to promote running and physical activity.  

Again this year, the Health expo/packet pickup will be held from Noon – 8PM on Friday May 11th, Ottawa Knights of Columbus Hall, 401 W. Main Street, Ottawa, IL. Runners will receive their bibs (required for race participation), participant shirt as well as a swag bag filled with local and regional offers and race information.  

 

May
27
Mon
2019
Streator Family YMCA Memorial Day 5k Run/2k Walk @ Streator Family YMCA
May 27 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

When: Monday, May 27, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (briefing at 7:45 a.m.)
**NOTE NEW START TIME FOR 2019**

Where: Streator Family YMCA, 710 Oakley Avenue, Streator, IL.

Check-In Time: 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. All races start at 9:00 a.m. SHARP (rain or shine).
Age Divisions: Men & Women: 13 & under, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 yrs & over.

Prizes: Medals to top three finishers in each classification. T-shirts to the first 200 registered runners/walkers.

Entry Fee: Runners: $20 up to race day; $25 on race day.
Walkers: $15 up to race day; $20 on race day.

Course: One hill out and back through beautiful Streator countryside. All times are electronically timed by Starved Rock Runner Ltd. experts. Course measured by USATF certified and requirements are clearly marked. Water will be available on route near one and two mile points. Showers will be available to participants following the event.

Refreshments: Available to all participants following the race.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Steamboat Classic 15K @ Peoria River front
Jun 15 @ 7:00 am

The Steamboat Classic 15K is regarded as Illinois’ Toughest 15K because of the hilly loops that the race course takes in Glen Oak Park.

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Jun
29
Sat
2019
Run For Glory 5K @ City Park, Streator, IL
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am

Friendly and fast 5K, starting 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. 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 : 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, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and over. The Run For Glory is a Wild Card Race for the Starved Rock Runners Club.

Jul
13
Sat
2019
Dog Days 5K @ Lake Bloomington
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm

SRRL Circuit Race.

Entry Fee: $20.00 if postmarked before July 7th, $28.00 after July 7th,  $2.00 discount to LRC and SRRL members before July 7th. 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 13) 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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Jul
27
Sat
2019
9th Annual DePue Celebration 5K Run/Walk @ DePue Fire Station
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am

This is the third year of our new course layout and our 9th year overall and we couldn’t be happier about our fun yet challenging course. This is a Certified Course will USATF and mapped out by John Steele of SRRC. Yes we have hills but you get them out of the way prior to the 2 mile mark. We have splits at Miles 1 & 2 and 2 water stops. Registration is available now online at racesonline.com/events/9th-annual-depue-celebration-5k-run-walk. If you register prior to July 19, 2019 cost is $20 after that and including race day until 7:45am cost is $25. Packet pick up will be prior to race on day of event. Once again D&M Road Race Scoring will be our timing company and they now have chip timing. We have awards in Overall Male and Female, DePue Male and Female and Top 3 to each of 14 different age categories from 9 and under, 10 – 13, 14 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 70 and over. We will be offering water, bananas, oranges and adding for this year some cookies for the post race goodies. The DePue Men’s Club is proud once again to be the main sponsor and we invite all participants and fans to join us at Lakeside to view the fastest sport on the water the weekend of July 26-28 2019. The 2019 National Championship Boat Races. The DePue Men’s Club is a 501C3 charity organization and all profits made are given back to the community.

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Aug
10
Sat
2019
Mendota CornaPalooza 5K/10K Race & Fitness Walk @ Lake Mendota
Aug 10 all-day

OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center presents the 12th Annual CORNAPALOOZA! The race starts & ends at Lake Mendota. Race participants should follow signs and 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. Runners will experience a mile or more of Lake Kakusha Trail! CORNAPALOOZA 10K is a Starved Rock Runners Ltd. Circuit Race • 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) • 5K & 10K USATF Certified Courses (10k is a Starved Rock Runner Circuit Race) • 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. All traffic control & water stations will be pulled from roads as last runner passes or when 10K reaches 1 ½ hours. Not responsible for late starters on the course. NO double wide strollers allowed.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
“Boo” Milby Memory 5K run/Walk @ Northwest School
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 am

Benefits the Illinois Valley Alzheimer’s Group who provide free programs for families who are caring for loved ones, give donations to Nursing Homes with Alzheimer’s units and give donations to research.
The run is a USA Track & Field certified course (recertification pending) Record eligible.
Two split times
EMT’s on site
Two water stops
Traffic control
Refreshments
Raffle and Music
Walkers are encouraged in the 5K. Strollers are welcomed but not allowed through the finish line Please no dogs in 5K
There is a one mile walk with a separate course
When registering please indicate 5K walk or 1 mile walk
Check in time starts at 6:45 am 5K starts at 8 am and I mile at 8:05 am
Trophy to overall male and female
Three medals in each age division as follows:
male & female 6 and under 7-9, 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 and older
entry fee $20 by August 14th and $25 day of the race
Everyone registered is assured a shirt The first 200 pre-registered adults and the first 60 pre-registered kids assured a bag.
Shirt sizes: unisex small, medium, large, Xlarge, 2Xlarge and 3Xlarge ladies xsmall, small, medium, large, xlarge and 2xlarge youth xsmall, small, medium and large

Click to download printable registration form

 

Sep
7
Sat
2019
27th Annual Underground Railroad 5k @ Bureau County Metro Center
Sep 7 @ 8:30 am

Pre-registered racers can pick up their Race Packets at the Bureau County Metro Center on Friday, September 6th, from 12pm – 6pm. Day-of registration and packet pick-up begins at 7am, at the Bureau County Metro Center. The Kiddy Fun Run begins at 8am, with the 5k starting at 8:30am. The race begins and ends at the Bureau County Metro Center. The course includes 3 water stations with Splits at miles 1 and 2. Enjoy beautiful scenery and a challenging course. All pre-registered race and walk participants will receive a race T-Shirt. T-shirts available for day of registrants, while supplies last. Post race announcement of winners and award presentations. Refreshments and Showers available to all participants. Special awards will be given to Overall Top Male & Overall Top Female, as well as Top Male & Female from Princeton. Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group.