Sep
    23
    Sat
    Oktober Fest Beer Run 5K @ Ottawa, IL
    Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Oktober Fest Beer Run 5K @ Ottawa, IL | Ottawa | IL | United States

    Start your Saturday night off right with a fun run/walk to benefit Ottawa First, the fireworks group. Afterwards, fill up your 2017 commemorative beer stein with your favorite beer and enjoy the best party in town! Authentic German food will be available for purchase. There will be plenty of live music and Bavarian themed games and contests for everyone to enjoy late Into the night!

    Each race entry comes with a large, limited edition, collectible beer stein filled with your choice of beer or root beer. Must be 21 or older with a valid ID in order to be served alcohol. Root beer will also be available to race participants.

    Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Special Awards will be given to both the overall top male and female finishers. One extra-special award will be given to the best dressed.

    Course Info:

    – Scenic, flat, out-and-back style course.

    – Starts and ends in downtown Ottawa at Oktoberfest.

    – Route includes historic Ottawa Ave.

    – Ample parking available.

    – Electronically timed by Racing Expectations.

    – Water stations near mile markers 1 and 2.

    – Refreshments served after the race.

    Sep
    24
    Sun
    2017 Cal’s Angels 5K run, 2 mile walk, and Kids Fun Run @ Tomaso Park
    Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
    2017 Cal's Angels 5K run, 2 mile walk, and Kids Fun Run @ Tomaso Park | Huntley | IL | United States

    The park is located in the Talamore Subdivision. There is a large parking lot available for all participants.

    No bikes, in-line skates, dogs, or baby joggers are allowed on the course

    The top male and female runners will be awarded $50 cash!
    START TIME: 9:00am CDT
    END TIME: 10:00am CDT
    PRICE: $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee
    REGISTRATION: Registration ends September 23, 2017 at 11:59am CDT

    Check-in: Check-in opens at 8am on race day.

    Awards (5K): $100 in CASH for the top male and female runners

    Late Registration: Registration will be available on race day starting at 8am.

    Race Shirts: All registrations received by September 7, 2017 will be guaranteed a shirt on race day. Race shirts are not guaranteed for late registrants.

    Sep
    30
    Sat
    2017 Willow Springs MicroDash 5K @ Willow Springs, IL
    Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
    2017 Willow Springs MicroDash 5K @ Willow Springs, IL | Willow Springs | IL | United States

    Check back later for details!

    UPS/United Way Walk/Run: Willow Springs Micro Dash 5K
    Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
    UPS/United Way Walk/Run: Willow Springs Micro Dash 5K

    Annual UPS/United Way 5K Walk/Run

    -3.1 Miles on the Centennial and I&M Canal Trail System, not exposed to traffic

    -$30 for pre-registration, or $35 registration on day of race!

    -8 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. race start

    -Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group

    -Registered participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt

    -Awards ceremony held at Imperial Oak Brewing following the run – each participant will receive a beverage ticket for signing up

    -Food provided by Uncle Bub’s Barbeque, as well as raffle prizes, giveaways, and a DJ

    -No animals, skateboards, rollerskates or bicycles. The event will be held rain or shine!

    -Packet pickup will be available on 9/22 and 9/23 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the following site:

    Imperial Oak Brewing
    501 Willlow Blvd.
    Willow Springs, IL 60480

    *Race day packet pickup will also be available at the starting line beginning at 8:00am.

    UPS/United Way Willow Springs Micro Dash 5K @ Willow Springs, IL
    Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
    UPS/United Way Willow Springs Micro Dash 5K @ Willow Springs, IL | Willow Springs | IL | United States

    Annual UPS/United Way 5K Walk/Run

    -3.1 Miles on the Centennial and I&M Canal Trail System, not exposed to traffic

    -$30 for pre-registration, or $35 registration on day of race!
    – 8 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. race start
    – Awards for the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group
    – Registered participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt
    – Awards ceremony held at Imperial Oak Brewing following the run – each participant will receive a beverage ticket for signing up

    – Food provided by Uncle Bub’s Barbeque, as well as raffle prizes, giveaways, and a DJ

    – No animals, skateboards, rollerskates or bicycles. The event will be held rain or shine!

    – Packet pickup will be available on 9/22 and 9/23 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the following site:
    Imperial Oak Brewing
    501 Willlow Blvd.
    Willow Springs, IL 60480

    Race day packet pickup will also be available at the starting line.

    Oct
    7
    Sat
    2017 Mud Mayhem @ Wildlife Prairie Park
    Oct 7 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
    2017 Mud Mayhem @ Wildlife Prairie Park | Hanna City | IL | United States

    Mud Mayhem is an extreme 5K running race with obstacles including dodging flames, wading through ice water, and of course crawling through mud! The race takes place on the west side of Wildlife Prairie State Park in Hanna City, Illinois.

    The race is followed by a festival with live music, great food, and refreshing beverages; it will be a day full of fun for the entire family!

    Mud Mayhem is NOT your typical race! It will challenge you physically and mentally – Do you have what it takes?

    Cost

    Mud Mayhem registration costs:

    $55 per participant before September 18th
    $65 per participant after September 18th

    Divisions

    Mud Mayhem has the following divisions for men and women:

    14-18
    18+

    Please note each wave consists of people from every age division. You may register for any available wave regardless of your age. Just choose the time you’d prefer to race when registering.

    Oct
    14
    Sat
    2017 Nik’s Home Run 7K and 1.5 mile Fun Walk
    Oct 14 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
    2017 Nik's Home Run 7K and 1.5 mile Fun Walk

    Check back later for details!

    Fenton Cross Country Conference @ Racing Expectations
    Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Fenton Cross Country Conference @ Racing Expectations | Dalzell | IL | United States

    Racing Expectations will be providing chip timing for the 2017 Cross Country Conference Meet in Fenton.IL.

    Oct
    15
    Sun
    2017 Stride Against Violence 5K Run/Walk
    Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
    2017 Stride Against Violence 5K Run/Walk

    Join us for the 11th Annual Stride Against Violence 5K Run/Walk presented by Apna Ghar, Inc. (Our Home) to commemorate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year we have over 300 dedicated people participate and help raise funds and awareness about domestic violence.

    All donations and proceeds from the race go directly to Apna Ghar. Together we can end gender violence!

    Race day offers a family-friendly experience with something for everyone. Highlights include:

    -5K Run and Walk
    -Awards for Overall male and female and top 3 in each age category
    -Prizes for top fundraiser and team
    -Water and Post-Race nutrition for all participants

    -Apna Ghar, Inc. (Our Home) is a 501c3 nonprofit located in -Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. Apna Ghar provides holistic services and conducts outreach and advocacy across immigrant communities to end gender violence. Learn more, visit us at www.apnaghar.org

    Race Contact Info

    If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at atsuruda@apnaghar.org

    Additional race information can be found at http://www.apnaghar.org/stride-against-violence.

    Oct
    21
    Sat
    Fenton Cross Country Regional Meet @ Fenton, IL
    Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Fenton Cross Country Regional Meet @ Fenton, IL | Fenton | IL | United States

    Racing Expections will be providing Chip-Timing and results for Fenton Cross Country Regional Meet.