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We are proud to partner with Elgin Township in their sponsorship of the race. Pictured at left is CSHE Director Nicole Wheatley receiving the sponsorship from Ken Bruderle, Elgin Township Supervisor. See more on the township at: https://elgintownship.com/.
Begins and ends just north of the Gail Borden Library (270 N. Grove Avenue) on the Fox River Trail. A water stop will be available at the turn-around point near the Trail and Cedar Avenue. The course is relatively flat with a few short inclines.
Free parking in the northeastern section of the library and restrooms in the building.
$5 for walkers/runners’ age 20 and under
$30 for runners’ adults 21 & up
$20 for walkers' 21 & up
Adults: run/walk with your children!
ALL registrants receive a t-shirt at the start & finisher medal at the end!
Registration online by 11:59 PM April 19. There is NO REGISTRATION on race day morning.
Pre-race day packet pick up as well as in-person registration will be available on Friday, April 19 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Greater Grace Community Church, 991 Deborah Avenue, Elgin. You can also pick up your packet on race morning starting at 6:30 AM.
Post-race refreshments served.
The purpose of this race is to raise awareness of youth drug prevention efforts by the Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Elgin. CSHE promotes a safe and healthy community for our youth, free of substance misuse through education, prevention and action. Running is a great pastime for young people that assists in their pursuing a healthy life.
Runners are encouraged to bring used sneakers to the event for recycling; the procees support local young running groups. Please bring your sneakers to package pickup or the race. For more information visit: https://gotsneakers.com/
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR A GREAT EVENT, YOU CAN ACCESS THE 2023 RESULTS HERE: https://results.raceroster.com/v2/en-US/results/3xwvu373js292jna/results?subEvent=163190&page=1
Sponsored by the Coalition for a Safe & Healthy Elgin (CSHE) https://cshelgin.org/
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