The #1 Suburban Early Spring 10k with a Finisher’s Medal, Tech Shirt and 400m Kids Dash!
You Don't Want To Miss This Family-Friendly Event
Come run along the path that surrounds the naturally beautiful waterfront in Mallard Lake Forest Preserve.
Some Of The Many Reasons To Register To For The Run

  • Flat and fast course, mix of paved asphalt and crushed limestone – no grass.  Start/finish line is on asphalt.  USA Track and Field Certification #IL-13156-JW  (click to see official course map)
  • Custom Finisher’s Medal
  • Short Sleeve Technical Running Shirt (youth, ladies and unisex sizing)
  • Custom Designed Award Medals to top three finishers in each age category (men and women; under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+).
  • Cash Prizes for 1st ($100), 2nd ($75) and 3rd ($50) Place Overall for Male and Female
  • 400 meter Kids Dash for ages 2-12 years, asphalt course, keepsake ribbon and t-shirt
  • Plenty of restrooms, water and post-race refreshments
  • Free parking adjacent to the start/finish line in Meijer’s South Lot
  • Disposable electronic chip timing with instant time results kiosks and instant time results texted to your cellphone.  Race Timing for the April Fools 5K is Provided by Race Works Timing (RaceWorksTiming.com).
  • Early packet pick-up will be on Thursday, April 4th, from 3-7pm; Friday, April 5th from 3-7pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 Rush St, Roselle, IL 60172 for any registrations received by 8:00am on Thursday, 4/4/2019.
  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be available at the Start/Finish line from 7:30am-8:45am on race day.
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"We loved seeing everyone enjoying being active togehter.

The event was well-organized with tons of amazing volunteers. I will definitely put this event on our calendar ever year. We totally loved it."

- Lindsey Macintosh, Participant

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