All Races

Disclaimer: Race information for the calendar is provided to Starved Rock Runners, Ltd from several sources. Since we can not guarantee the accuracy of this information, we encourage you to confirm all details with the race contacts provided.

Race Directors can now enter all of the information to have their race listed on the Starved Rock Runner calendar. For your race to be listed, it MUST be a competitive timed event. Virtual runs will NOT be posted. To have your event listed on the SRR Ltd. calendar, please send an e-mail to info@starvedrockrunners.org  requesting instructions on how to list your race.  You will receive a return email with instructions on how to post your race.

 

Jul
22
Mon
2019
2019 Kids Running Clinic presented by the Starved Rock Runners @ Baker Lake
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Date: Every Monday beginning June 17th thru August 12th, 2017.
Location: Baker Lake, Peru, IL, East entrance off of Airport Road.
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM.
 
Cost: $10.00. FREE for members of SRRL.
Includes:
Clinic Fees
T-shirt
Free entry to the Alzheimer’s 5k Run on August 17, 2019 for all who complete 5 clinic sessions.
 
 
Different programs for ages 7-18 based on abilities and goals.
Special Workouts for Cross Country Runners.
 
 
For More Information Contact:    John – 815.223.7922
 
 
Women’s Running Clinic 2019 @ Northwest School
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration & Meet the Volunteers Night Tuesday, May 21st  6:00-7:00PM @ Illinois Valley YMCA

June 10-August 12th will coincide with the Starved Rock Runners Ltd., Kids Clinic at Baker Lake.

* Free Moisture Wicking Clinic Shirt
* Train to Run the Boo Milby Alzheimer’s 5k on August 17th, 2019
* Runners will meet at Northwest School on O’Connor St.,LaSalle
 
Our Goals are to Improve Motivation; Promote Health, Fitness and Self Confidence through a Unique Training
Program for Women, by Women!
For more information contact
Michele Gaeta
maples1401@hotmail.com
 
Jul
24
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Jul 24 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

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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Jul
29
Mon
2019
2019 Kids Running Clinic presented by the Starved Rock Runners @ Baker Lake
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Date: Every Monday beginning June 17th thru August 12th, 2017.
Location: Baker Lake, Peru, IL, East entrance off of Airport Road.
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM.
 
Cost: $10.00. FREE for members of SRRL.
Includes:
Clinic Fees
T-shirt
Free entry to the Alzheimer’s 5k Run on August 17, 2019 for all who complete 5 clinic sessions.
 
 
Different programs for ages 7-18 based on abilities and goals.
Special Workouts for Cross Country Runners.
 
 
For More Information Contact:    John – 815.223.7922
 
 
Women’s Running Clinic 2019 @ Northwest School
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration & Meet the Volunteers Night Tuesday, May 21st  6:00-7:00PM @ Illinois Valley YMCA

June 10-August 12th will coincide with the Starved Rock Runners Ltd., Kids Clinic at Baker Lake.

* Free Moisture Wicking Clinic Shirt
* Train to Run the Boo Milby Alzheimer’s 5k on August 17th, 2019
* Runners will meet at Northwest School on O’Connor St.,LaSalle
 
Our Goals are to Improve Motivation; Promote Health, Fitness and Self Confidence through a Unique Training
Program for Women, by Women!
For more information contact
Michele Gaeta
maples1401@hotmail.com
 
Jul
31
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Jul 31 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Aug
3
Sat
2019
Granville Days 5k Run/Walk @ Hopkins Park
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am
  • Race will start at 8am at Hopkins Park. Route will be paved streets through the Village & the Granville Cemetery. Timed by Starved Rock Runners. Race will be rain or shine.

CLICK FOR PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Aug
5
Mon
2019
2019 Kids Running Clinic presented by the Starved Rock Runners @ Baker Lake
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Date: Every Monday beginning June 17th thru August 12th, 2017.
Location: Baker Lake, Peru, IL, East entrance off of Airport Road.
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM.
 
Cost: $10.00. FREE for members of SRRL.
Includes:
Clinic Fees
T-shirt
Free entry to the Alzheimer’s 5k Run on August 17, 2019 for all who complete 5 clinic sessions.
 
 
Different programs for ages 7-18 based on abilities and goals.
Special Workouts for Cross Country Runners.
 
 
For More Information Contact:    John – 815.223.7922
 
 
Women’s Running Clinic 2019 @ Northwest School
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration & Meet the Volunteers Night Tuesday, May 21st  6:00-7:00PM @ Illinois Valley YMCA

June 10-August 12th will coincide with the Starved Rock Runners Ltd., Kids Clinic at Baker Lake.

* Free Moisture Wicking Clinic Shirt
* Train to Run the Boo Milby Alzheimer’s 5k on August 17th, 2019
* Runners will meet at Northwest School on O’Connor St.,LaSalle
 
Our Goals are to Improve Motivation; Promote Health, Fitness and Self Confidence through a Unique Training
Program for Women, by Women!
For more information contact
Michele Gaeta
maples1401@hotmail.com
 
Aug
7
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Aug 7 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

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
12
Mon
2019
2019 Kids Running Clinic presented by the Starved Rock Runners @ Baker Lake
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Date: Every Monday beginning June 17th thru August 12th, 2017.
Location: Baker Lake, Peru, IL, East entrance off of Airport Road.
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM.
 
Cost: $10.00. FREE for members of SRRL.
Includes:
Clinic Fees
T-shirt
Free entry to the Alzheimer’s 5k Run on August 17, 2019 for all who complete 5 clinic sessions.
 
 
Different programs for ages 7-18 based on abilities and goals.
Special Workouts for Cross Country Runners.
 
 
For More Information Contact:    John – 815.223.7922
 
 
Women’s Running Clinic 2019 @ Northwest School
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration & Meet the Volunteers Night Tuesday, May 21st  6:00-7:00PM @ Illinois Valley YMCA

June 10-August 12th will coincide with the Starved Rock Runners Ltd., Kids Clinic at Baker Lake.

* Free Moisture Wicking Clinic Shirt
* Train to Run the Boo Milby Alzheimer’s 5k on August 17th, 2019
* Runners will meet at Northwest School on O’Connor St.,LaSalle
 
Our Goals are to Improve Motivation; Promote Health, Fitness and Self Confidence through a Unique Training
Program for Women, by Women!
For more information contact
Michele Gaeta
maples1401@hotmail.com
 
Aug
14
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Aug 14 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

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

 

Aug
21
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Aug 21 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Aug
24
Sat
2019
Tonica Fest 5k Run/Walk @ Tonica, IL
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am

Come enjoy our hometown! 2nd Annual Tonica Fest 5k Run/Walk
Race starts 9:00 am, easy out and back course, with water stop at half way mark. Refreshments after, 1st place medals for each age group. Register online @ getmeregistered.com, or morning of race. T-shirts guaranteed for early registrants (before August 14). Packet pick-up/register 8:00 am race day. Stay after the race for car show, parade and much more!

Aug
28
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Aug 28 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Aug
31
Sat
2019
River Run @ Rockford IL
Aug 31 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

What better way to kick off your Labor Day weekend than getting out for some family-friendly competition (for those who want to be competitive) in downtown Rockford.

RAMP and OrthoIllinois are partnering to offer the 5th Annual 3K Walk/Wheel, 5K Run, 1/2 Marathon Run, and a Kids Zone! The four events take place in the morning on Saturday, August 31st. All proceeds from these events will go directly to RAMP. Register online by August 15th to be guaranteed an event t-shirt!

We plan to put on an awesome event for our runners, walkers, and wheelers while working to raise funds to support RAMP, a local non-profit organization that provides services and advocacy that assist individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible. You may choose the fundraising option instead of or in addition to paying the participation fee. We do require that you fundraise the fee prior to the event.

Sep
4
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Sep 4 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Sep
7
Sat
2019
Tiger 10 Miler @ Byron Forest Preserve
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am

Description
**Now an official Rockford Road Runners circuit race! https://www.rockfordroadrunners.org/
Join us for the second annual Tiger 10 Miler Trail Race! This exciting race will take runners on ten miles of twists, turns, and hills within the Byron Forest Preserve and the more secluded Nardi Equine Prairie. All participants will receive a custom finisher’s medal, shirt and special awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Overall male & female winners and also male and female masters winners will receive awards. This is a “cup free” race so please bring your handheld water bottle or hydration pack as we won’t have paper cups at our three aid stations in order to keep our trails clean and be environmentally friendly.
Date: Saturday, September 7th
Time: Race starts at 8:00am
Walkers are welcome and will start at 7:30am. “The early start is assigned by performance and is not done by or for convenience to competitors. The early start is out of respect to our volunteers and hopefully will shorten the amount of time they spend working on race days”.
Location: Byron Forest Preserve
Fee:
$40/person before August 6th
$50/person August 7th – September 5th
$60/person September 6th or race day.
Age groups:
0 – 14 Yrs
15 Yrs- 19 Yrs
20 Yrs – 24 Yrs
25 Yrs – 29 Yrs
30 Yrs- 34 Yrs
35 Yrs- 39 Yrs
40 Yrs- 44 Yrs
45 Yrs- 49 Yrs
50 Yrs- 54 Yrs
55 Yrs- 59 Yrs
60 Yrs- 64 Yrs
65 Yrs- 69 Yrs
70 Yrs – 74 Yrs
75 Yrs and older

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.

Sep
11
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Sep 11 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Sep
18
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Sep 18 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Sep
21
Sat
2019
Dwight Harvest Days 5k @ Renfrew Park-North Pavillion Dwight, IL
Sep 21 all-day

Join us for the 40th year celebration of the DHD 5k! There will be raffles, prizes, food and much more!
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*. (one award per person) All 5K and Fun Run/Walk participants who finish will also receive a special gift to remember their accomplishment.
* Awards for Top Finishers will be given 4 deep in all age categories.
AGE GROUPS: 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 & over 5-79, 80-84
THE COURSE: 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 for men and women. USA Track & Field Certification #IL12160JW
THE GOODIES: Participants will receive a short sleeve T-shirt and will enjoy a variety of refreshments after the race. This year’s shirt has another unique multi-color design.
* T-Shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered participants.
PACKET PICKUP: Packet Pick-up will be between 7:00 – 8:15 the day of the race at the North Pavilion.

Sep
22
Sun
2019
Fox Valley Marathon Races @ Downtown
Sep 22 all-day

With a full marathon, 20 mile, and half marathon, The Fox Valley Marathon Races is one of Chicagoland’s premier running events. Starting and ending in historic downtown St Charles, IL, the fast, gentle, shaded course winds through picturesque Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, and Aurora to a spectacular finish across the Fox River that can be seen from over a mile away.

Use promo code RC-STARVEDROCK-2019-SAVE-5 to save $5 on your entry fee.

TBK Quad Cities Marathon @ John Deere Commons
Sep 22 @ 7:00 am – Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm

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. Our primary cause is prostate cancer research & screening.

The Half Marathon is a Starved Rock Runner Circuit Race

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Sep 25 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Dayton Bluffs Preserves Trail 5K/10K Run Walk @ Dayton Bluffs Preserve, 2997 Illinois 71
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am

Come run or walk at the 2nd Annual Dayton Bluffs Preserve Trail 5k/10k Run /Walk. This beautiful property is one to be enjoyed by all. This will be a timed Race!

The 253-acre property is owned by The Conservation Foundation and has been designated as a Land & Water Reserve with the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. The property is leased to the City of Ottawa, maintained with help from the Friends of the Dayton Bluffs, and preserved for wildlife habitat, nature education, and passive recreational uses, and is great for running, hiking, bird-watching or picnicking!

Starting line will take place at Hank’s Farm restaurant lawn.

MUST REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 1 TO BE GUARANTEED A SHIRT!

Sep
29
Sun
2019
DeKalb Corn Classic 10K & 5K @ Downtown DeKalb
Sep 29 @ 8:15 am

Join us for the 39th Annual DeKalb Corn Classic 10K & newly added 5K!
​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 and ending in Van Buer Plaza with a Post Race Celebration!
​On Course Entertainment includes the Huskie Marching Band, NIU Jazz Band and Steelband!

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Oct 2 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Oct
5
Sat
2019
Run the Woods @ Timber Pointe Outdoor Center - Lake Bloomington
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am

5k & 8k wooded trails – $25 until 8/31 – 15 & under – $15 – also a 1-mile hike – $20 – Registration includes a post-race pancake breakfast. Benefits Easter Seals Central IL. Shirt & bib pickup Friday from 4-6 with location to be provided. Race day registration & packet pickup from 7:30-8:15. Awards to overall male & female plus 1,2,3 in each group up thru 70 and older.

9th Annual Holy Family Shuffle 3-Mile Walk/Run @ Holy Family School
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am

The 9th Annual Holy Family Shuffle is a 3-Mile Walk/Run, starting and finishing at Holy Family School. The course is the same route as the famous Turkey Trot. Entry fee is $20.00 if received on or before 09/27/19 and $25.00 after 09/27/19, including race day. Family special – 4 or more from one family in one envelope (advance only) – $65.00 – limited to immediate family in the same household. A Kids Fun Run is also offered to children for $10 after the 3-Mile race. A free T-shirt is guaranteed to all who pre-register. Please mail registration and check to Holy Family School 336 Alice Ave. Oglesby, IL 61348. Runners are electronically timed. Time and finish line are provided by the Starved Rock Runners, LTD. A water stop is available at mile 2, and free drinks and snacks are provided after the race. Trophies are awarded to the top overall male and female finishers and top overall male and female Holy Family School students. Medals are awarded to the top 3 males and females in each age division. Age divisions include: 9 & under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & over. Race check in begins at 8:30 a.m. in the school gym on race day, and the race will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.

Click to download printable registration form

Oct
9
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Oct 9 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Oct
12
Sat
2019
Illinois Valley Community Hospital (IVCH) Fall Fitness 5K @ Washington Park Peru, IL
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am

Starved Rock Runners Circuit Race , All proceeds benefit the IVCH Foundation .The IVCH Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established to provide financial support for Illinois Valley Community Hospital and its related health services. A flat and fast 5k. Race date October 12, 2019. Starts at 9am Washington Park in Peru, IL. Awards for overall male female, masters , and age group. Packet pick up from 7:30am-8:45am. $20 before October 9, $25 race day.

Oct
16
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Oct 16 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Oct
19
Sat
2019
TRINITY CATHOLIC 5K RUN/WALK @ Trinity Catholic Academy
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am

Registration packet pickup begins at 7am on race day in the school gym. The course is designed through the scenic streets of La Salle. Refreshments provided following the race. Race tee shirt is included with entry fee. Awards for top 3 finishers in each age group.

Oct
20
Sun
2019
Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon and 5k @ Downtown
Oct 20 all-day

A cool, late October Chicago area Half Marathon and 5K with a scenic tour of Naperville’s parks, neighborhoods, and downtown district, a fast downhill finish on the river, and 2 great spectator viewing points within easy walking distance of race village.

Use Promo Code RC-STARVEDROCK-2019-SAVE-5 to save $5 on your half marathon entry fee

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Starved Rock Runners Wednesday Night Workouts @ Lock 14 of the I & M Canal
Oct 23 @ 1:34 pm – 2:34 pm

Workouts vary from weeks to week. Groups of different ability levels do different workouts. Meet in the parking lot of Lock 14. The advanced group does a 2 mile warm-up run to Split Rock, performs the scheduled workout for the week (generally intervals), and then does a 2 mile cool down run back to the parking lot. Work out can be up to 8 miles total. Other groups and individuals may do workouts of as little as 2 miles total with some walkers.

Trail is paved for the first mile, and packed gravel for the rest of the distance.

Have questions, email: info@starvedrockrunnrs.org

Nov
3
Sun
2019
the Final Canal Connection 10K @ Waltham South Elementary School
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am

The Final Canal Connection 10K

Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. announces that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Canal Connection 10K, held in Utica, IL, will be run for the last time on November 3rd, 2019.

For 37 years this unique and iconic event, which is ran on 4.2 miles of the I-M Canal Towpath, featuring rock formations and autumn scenery, which is presented by Starved Rock Runners, Ltd., is part of the race circuits of Starved Rock Runners, Ltd., Lake Run Club, Illinois Valley Striders, and Springfield Road Runners Club.

In order to use the canal, an Activity Permit needs to be submitted for approval, along with a Permit to Sell document, which states since the event has a registration fee then Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. would agree then to pay a fee equal to 10% of total gross sales for using the Canal. The payment is due at the close of the final day of the event. In the past, the Permit to Sell fee was waived for a non-profit organization.

However this year, the Activity Permit was approved but the Permit to Sell fee waiver was denied, meaning now a 10 percent permit to sell fee for Canal Connection is requested, which Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. decided will pay only to have the final event this November.

It is a shame that this fee was not waived, as Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. proceeds are put back into the community and money is also spent by the participants after the event is over in the community. Proceeds from the event after expenses minus now the 10% fee will either cause the event to maybe break even, but also could cause a loss to Starved Rock Runners, Ltd.

Other circumstances is the upcoming sale of one of the two schools the event uses. The school can be used for the 2019 event but not after, meaning that a new venue would need to be found. This could mean a change in the course, buses, basically a revamp of this unique event.

Please spread the word to the running community of the Final Canal Connection 10K on November 3rd, 2019 so all runners can experience this one of a kind event, one last time.

Starved Rock Runners, Ltd. Board of Directors will be talking about coming up with a future event.

Sincerely,

Carroll Lulay

SRRL President

New this year: the first 400 pre-registered runners are guaranteed a 1/4 zip pullover shirt. Race day registration and packet pick up will take place at the Waltham South Elementary School in Utica beginning at 7:30am and ending at 9:00am. Buses will begin to leave Utica at 8:00am with the last bus leaving at 9:15am to transport runners to the starting line at LP High School. ALL RUNNERS MUST REGISTER IN UTICA. Bag check service available. This USATF Certified course is chip times and features a downhill slope for the first .75 miles and the next 4.2 miles is flat unpaved surface of the I&M canal tow path. The race finishes on paved streets in Utica. Post race party with food and beverages at Waltham School in Utica. Split times are available at every mile. There will be two water stations and emergency crew covering the entire course. There is a 2 hour time limit to finish this 10K.

Click for printable registration form

Nov
16
Sat
2019
The Runners’ Crusade 5K Run/Walk @ Marquette Academy
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am

The 10th Annual Runners’ Crusade 5K offers scenic views of Ottawa’s beautiful River Walk and the I&M Canal while also serving as a fundraiser for the Marquette Academy Cross Country and Track & Field teams. Registration opens at 7:30 on the west entrance of the school at 1000 Paul Street and the race starts at 9:00. Free Tot Trot for Kids 2-8 years old, Timing and finish line provided by Starved Rock Runners, Shirts guaranteed to pre-registered participants.

Medals awarded to Top 3 finishers in each age group: 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

CLICK FOR PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

Nov
30
Sat
2019
Santas on the Run 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk @ John F. Kennedy School (west parking lot)
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am

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.

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).

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.

The first 450 to sign up will also get BONUS SWAG.  We’re checking to see what kind of great deals we can get so the value of our swag is always worth more than the registrations. Follow this web page and follow us on Facebook to  keep up to date.

Santas On The Run course map

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Click for link to on-line registration