Saturday, June 15 • 8 am
$30 Day of Race Registration Available Starting at 6:30 am
9 am 1 Mile Family Fun Run • $10 per Runner
Join us for our annual 5K and make a commitment to get moving and protect our earth for generations to come! A portion of registration fees supports the Mt. Prospect Parks Foundation Tree Campaign.
For the 5K race, all runners receive a t-shirt, professional chip timing & instant race results. T-shirt and bib pick up begins at 6:30 am on race day. Overall Male and female race finishers will receive a $100 cash prize. Medals will be given to the top 3 male and female in each age category.
For the 1 Mile Family Fun Run, all participants receive a ribbon and race t-shirt. 5K runners are welcome to participate in the family event at no additional charge.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I register for the race on the day of the event?
Yes, Day of Registration is $30
Where is the pre-registration packet pick up?
There is no packet pick up ahead of time. Beginning at 6:30am on the day of the race you can pick up your race bib and t-shirt located outside of Big Surf Pool entrance.
Can I run with a stroller?
Yes you are welcome to run/walk with a stroller. Please be courteous of other runners and place yourself towards the back of the running pack at the start of the race.
Can I run with my dog?
No Pets please
Where are the bathrooms located?
Inside at Lions Recreation Center and portable toilets in the park area.
Does the 1 mile fun run begin and end at the same place at the 5K?
Yes! To keep it simple for families we have both races starting and finishing at Lions Park
Can I participate in both events?
Yes, possibly. 8am is the start of the 5K. 9am is the start of the 1 mile Fun Run. If you have registered to race in the 5K, there is no additional fee to run with your family in the 1 mile. (fee still applies to other family members that did not register for the 5K)
Is the 1 mile Fun Run a timed race? Are there awards?
No. You are welcome to run/walk at your pace. All participants that cross the finish line will receive a Running Ribbon.
What time are the awards for the 5K?
Awards begin at 9am
What happens if it rains?
Our event will happen rain or shine! Only lightening will prevent us from having the event go off on time
Bib and t-shirt pick-up on the morning of the race, will be inside at Lions only if it’s raining.