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 (
  • 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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