February 6, 2022
Small Memorial Park, 8th and Charles Street, Kankakee, IL
|No Shirt||With Shirt|
|Through January 28||$15||$25|
|January 29 - February 5||$15||N/A|
Course DescriptionThe Winterfest 5K Run and Fitness Walk is a 2-loop course run on the city streets following the perimeter of Small Memorial Park and Kennedy Upper Grade School. The accuracy of the course is certified by USA Track & Field, and the finish will be computerized.
Registration and Staging AreaThe Civic Auditorium, located at 8th and Charles Street, is the staging area. Take I-57 or Rt 45 to Rt 17 (Court Street), and go west across the river to Wall Street (1st light). Go south on Wall to Water Street (stop sign, T-intersection). Turn right, and go two blocks. Race day registration will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race begins at 1:00 p.m.
Run or Walk and Win $100!The area high school with the most participants-teachers, students, and staff- will receive a $100 donation for its athletic department. Tell your teachers, students, and staff- February fitness, fun, and funding or your athletic department. Be sure to list your school and whether you are a teacher, student, or staff member on your entry form. ($2 discount for ages 18 and under.)
CharityA portion of the proceeds from the Winterfest 5K will be donated to The Salvation Army. Please bring a canned food or non-perishable donation for the food pantry.
AwardsRunning division: Top 3 overall male and female, top male and female masters (40 and over), proportioned awards in 5-year age groups for male to age 70 and female to age 65.
Walking division: awards to the first 10. Please note: The fitness walk is on the honor system and for walkers only. If you are going to run any part of the course, you must register as a runner.
T-ShirtsLong-sleeved shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered by January 25, 2020, who select the shirt option.
RefreshmentsPizza from The Chicago Dough Company
Early Start AvailableFor our slower walkers or runners, we will offer an early start at 12:30 p.m. This will facilitate an earlier start on the post-race awards ceremoney. Your finish time will be adjusted accordingly. You should only take this option if your anticipated finish time is 45 minutes or more.
Fantastic FiveWinterfest 5K is Kankakee River Running Club's first club-sponsored race of the year, and is a qualifying race for the Fantastic Five. See the club website for details on the Fantastic Five.
Sponsored ByCourt Street Ford
Kankakee River Running Club
Kankakee Valley Park District
Contributing SponsorsThe Chicago Dough Company
For More Information
For more information, please contact Rich Olmstead at 815-549-9633 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Ken Klipp at 815-937-1958.