Freedom Fest 5k Run And Fun Walk @ Wiley Park
Jul 4 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Freedom Fest 5k Run And Fun Walk @ Wiley Park  | Galva | Illinois | United States

Enjoy the City of Galva’s Freedom Fest 5K Run through town and country roads for the old and young at heart, and a quarter-mile fun run for kids! Awards will be given for best patriotic costume! Course Features: 3.1 miles out and back.  The race begins and ends in Wiley Park at 8 a.m. sharp!   State Bank of Toulon Dash for Cash, Free TV giveaway and more!

Freedom Fest 5K Race Registration 7 a.m.

Kids Fun Run for ages 10 and under 7:30 a.m.

5k Begins at 8 a.m.

Woodhull Family Fun Fest 5K Run @ Alwood High School
Jul 14 @ 6:45 am – 12:00 pm
Woodhull Family Fun Fest 5K Run @ Alwood High School  | Woodhull | Illinois | United States

Run& Fun in Woodhull this July!

Start the day of Woodhull Family Fun Fest running or walking in the 5K run and family walk. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. at Alwood High School.  5K racers take off at 8 a.m. and the family run begins at 9:30 a.m. Both events wind through Woodhull and the Illinois countryside. Food, water, t-shirts and trophies awarded. Special awards will go to top finishers in each event.

Jordan Rahn Memorial – Forever Young Run
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jordan Rahn Memorial - Forever Young Run @ Atkinson | Illinois | United States

Family time is Forever Young Race Time!

Jordan Rahn Memorial, Forever Young,  5K/1 Mile run has over 400 runners, during Atkinson Heritage Days. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. on a flat race course through the Village of Atkinson streets.  The 1K begins approximately at 9 a.m. Entries received before in advance will be entered for door prize drawings. All memorial run proceeds will benefit non-profit organizations assisting foster children.

Stay after the race and enjoy a post-race party with a beer garden and live music.

Hog Day Stampede 5k Run And Fun Walk
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Hog Day Stampede 5k Run And Fun Walk @ Kewanee | Illinois | United States

The four-mile Stampede a flat figure eight course with two small hills winds through one of Kewanee, IL, historic residential areas.  Kids can enjoy a quarter-mile “fun run”.

Hennepin Hundred Ultra Marathon @ Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
Oct 6 @ 7:00 am – Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm
Hennepin Hundred Ultra Marathon @ Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park  | Sheffield | Illinois | United States

Think of it: 100 miles of trail along the historic Hennepin Canal in the heart of Illinois for a flat and fast, point-to-point ultra-marathon! The inaugural race to be run along the Hennepin Canal in Northwest Illinois will travel through Whiteside, Bureau, and Henry counties. The 100-mile solo and 100-mile relay will begin in Sterling, Illinois, and end in Colona, Illinois, at Timbrook Field. The 50-mile ultra will begin in Sterling, Illinois, and end at Lock 22 outside of Mineral, Illinois. Camping is available at the 50-mile finish line, Lock 22. Transportation from the finish line to the start line for both races will be provided race morning.

The Hennepin Hundred & 50-mile race is a 2015 Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series race.  It features 100 and 50 miles solo entries and a five-person relay team entry.  The surface is pressed rock, asphalt, and dirt. A 30-hour cutoff applies for the 100-mile race. The 50-mile race has a 13-hour time limit. There are aid stations every three to seven miles. Some aid stations will be manned with nutrition and drinks; others will be unmanned with water and sports drinks.  There will be plenty of places along the course for crews to see your runners. A belt buckle will be given to all 100 miles finishers. Sub 24 hour finishers will get a special belt buckle. 50-mile entrants and 100-mile relay entrants will receive a finisher medal.  An artist-made trophy will go to first overall male and female winners. The age group awards will be three deep, with 10-year age spans.


Start times:  100-mile Ultra Marathon 7 a.m. Saturday to Sunday, 1 p.m. and the 50-mile Ultra Marathon 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.