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2019 Races for all Paces

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Saturday, May 11, 2019 • O'Brien Stadium, Charleston

Get out your running shoes and join us for our 13th annual Races for All Paces on Saturday, May 11, 2019 on the campus of Eastern Illinois University! We will begin and end the races on the track of O’Brien Stadium. The courses are exciting and include the Panther Trail, campus locations, local neighborhoods and the half-marathon goes into the country with hills and other exciting challenges along the route.

We have an event for everyone and every skill level. We begin with the Half Marathon at 7 a.m., the 10K Individual at 7:50 a.m., the 5K Times Run/Walk steps off at 8:15 a.m., followed by the 1 Mile Run Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. The little ones can get in the fun by participating in the Toddler Trot or the Diaper Dash at 10:15 a.m. There are inflatables, music, and lots of other fun activities at the start/finish line.

Races for all Paces helps support Healthy Communities programs.

REGISTER ONLINE

Registration and Packet Pick-up

Friday, May 10, 2019 • Noon to 6 pm
SBL Healthy Communities Office
102 W. Buchanan Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920 (behind Pizza Hut)
 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 • begins at 6:30 a.m. at EIU (O'Brian Stadium parking lot)
On-Line Registration ENDS Thursday, May 9 at 5 pm.


Half Marathon | 7 a.m.
Course Map | Training Plan
This race features a 13.1-mile course. The registration fee is $45/$55 day of event. Chip-timing, porta-potties and aid stations will be available. The half marathon course will be open for three hours. Medal for finishers.

10K Fun Run/Walk | 7:50 a.m.
Course Map | Training Plan
Challenge yourself and participate in our newest 6.2 mile race! The registration fee is $30/$40 day of event and $5 kids 17 & under. Chip-timing, porta-potties and aid stations will be available. Medal for finishers.

5K Fun Run/Walk | 8:15 a.m.
Course Map | Training Plan
The Family 5K Fun Run/Walk is a great way to build family unity and celebrate the start of spring! Enjoy a scenic jaunt around the Eastern Illinois campus, while earning a medal. The registration fee is $30/$40 day of event and $5 kids 17 & under. Chip-timing, porta-potties and aid stations will be available. Medal for finishers.

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk | 9:30 a.m.
Course Map
The registration fee is $15/$20 day of event and $5 kids 17 & under. Medal for finishers.

Toddler Trot | 10:15 a.m.
The Toddler Trot will take place on the 50 yard line of O'Brien Field to allow children ages 3 to 5 years old to run like the big boys and girls! All participants will receive a prize when they cross the finish line. There is no registration fee.

Diaper Dash | 10:15 a.m.
The Diaper Dash will take place on the 50 yard line of O'Brien Field to allow little ones 3 & under to start living healthfully early on! All diaper dashers will receive a prize when they cross the finish line. There is no registration fee.


Medals for all finishers*. T-shirt size not guaranteed. Please note, registration fees are non-refundable and are used to support Healthy Communities programs. Parking will be available in the O'Brien Stadium parking lot.

If you cannot participate in Races for all Paces but would like to contribute  click here.

For more information or to register, contact Laura Bollan at (217) 345-6828.

* excluding Diaper Dash & Toddler Trot.