Winterfest 5K Run and Fitness Walk

February 4, 2018

Start Location
Small Memorial Park, 8th and Charles Street, Kankakee, IL

Fees5K Run5K Fitness Walk
Through February 3$20$20
Race Day$25$25
$2.00 discount for club members of KRRC or PSRR, or ages 18 and under.
Shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register by January 25, 2018.
Register online through 11:00pm on February 3rd.
Register by mail (.pdf) by January 31st.
Register race day from 11:30am-12:30pm at the Civic Auditorium.
Event Information

Course Description

The 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 Area

The 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.)


A 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.


Running 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.


Long-sleeved shirts guaranteed to all pre-registered by January 25, 2018.

Sponsored By

Court Street Ford
Kankakee River Running Club
Kankakee Valley Park District

Contributing Sponsors

Coca Cola Enterprises
The Chicago Dough Company


Coca Cola products from Coca Cola Enterprises
Pizza from The Chicago Dough Company
Apples and bananas from John Panozzo Produce

For More Information
For more information, please contact Rich Olmstead at 815-549-9633 or or Ken Klipp at 815-937-1958.

Register online