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.
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.
OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center will host a 5K Run/Walk to benefit local children.
The event will take place on Tuesday, July 25 at 6pm, starting at OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Medical Center, 1051 West South Street, Kewanee.
The course features 3.1 miles/5K loop in the south-west corner of the city of Kewanee. It begins at OSF HealthCare Saint Luke, loops from South Street, to Burlington Avenue, to Page Street, to Beach Street, and back to South Street, finishing in the OSF HealthCare Saint Luke parking lot. Split times will be given at each mile and water will be provided on the course. Restrooms are available at OSF HealthCare Saint Luke.
Prizes will be awarded to the first three finishers, male and female. Refreshments will be provided after the race. The entry fee of $25 includes a t-shirt for individuals who are pre-registered by July 10. Registration received after the deadline will receive an event t-shirt after the event. Race packets will be available for pick up on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 from 7am to 3pm at OSF HealthCare Saint Luke Rehabilitation Services. Online registration is available at www.getmeregistered.com/OSFHealthCareSaintLuke5K or by calling 309-852-7822.
Proceeds from the OSF HealthCare Saint Luke 5K support the children’s free flu immunization program providing a free flu immunization for students attending Kewanee, Wethersfield, Visitation and Neponset schools.
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 August 21st will be entered for door prize drawings and receive a guaranteed t-shirt. Entry Fee: 5k $20, 1K : $15. All memorial run proceeds will benefit non-profit organizations assisting foster children.
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.