Saturday, May 16, 2015
Get out your running shoes and bring the entire family to the nineth annual Races for all Paces. This year’s race will begin and end at O’Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. There's a race for everyone, regardless of your fitness level. Enter a half marathon or team up with friends or co-workers for a 10K Relay Challenge. For shorter tracks, try the 10K Individual Race, 5K, One-mile Fun Run, Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash.
T-shirts and medals are guaranteed for all runners registered (excluding Toddler Trot and Diaper Dash). Course support includes: water, sport drinks, fruit and porta potties and will be available at various stages of all events. This year, our bibs will feature a QR code that can be scanned for real-time race times. Indoor bathrooms at O'Brien Stadium will be available. We are not a closed course.
Registration & Packet Pick-up
Friday, May 15 / 11 am to 6 pm
SBL Dental Office
655 W. Lincoln Ave.
(next to Lincoln Garden Restaurant at the end of the strip mall)
Saturday, May 16 / 7 to 9:30 am
EIU at registration tent next to O'Brien Stadium.
Half Marathon | 7 a.m.
This race features a 13.1-mile course. The registration fee is $40/$50 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 Relay Challenge | 7:40 a.m.
Teams of six will relay to the finish line in this fun and exciting event! The team that completes the race closest to its predicted finish time will be named the winner, receive a traveling trophy and $200 in prize money! The second place team will be awarded $100. The registration fee is $96 per six-person team. Chip-timing, porta-potties and aid stations will be available. Pre-registration is required for this event by Wednesday, May 11. Medal for finishers.
10K Individual Race | 7:50 a.m.
Challenge yourself and participate in our newest 6.2 mile race! The registration fee
is $25/$35 day of event and $5 kids 17 & under. Chip-timing, porta-potties and aid stations will be available. Medal
5K Fun Run/Walk | 8 a.m.
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 $25/$35 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.
The registration fee is $10/$15 day of event and $5 kids 17 & under. Medal for finishers.
Toddler Trot | 10:15 a.m.
A 50-yard course on the grass next to the O'Brien Stadium parking lot will be set up 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.
A 25-yard course on the on the grass next to the O'Brien Stadium parking lot will be set up 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.
more information or to register, contact Laura Bollan
at (217) 345-6828.
2014 Race Results
* excluding Diaper Dash & Toddler Trot.