Fun Runs + walks

hustle s'more 5k + Kids mile

Peck Farm Park, Geneva, IL

DATE: Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 4:15p Start Time for Kids Mile, 5:00p Start Time for 5K

DETAILS: Run through the prairie of Peck Farm Park at the Hustle S’more 5K!  For everyone’s safety and to comply with social distancing guidelines, the races will be done in waves, with staggered start times. Check-in begins at 3:30pm. Pre-registration is required. The Kids Mile is for ages 3-12.

COST:  $35 for 5K participants, $15 for Kids Mile participants


mummy mile fun run

East Side Sports Complex, St. Charles, IL

DATE: Saturday, October 10, 2020 | 9:00a - 10:30a

DETAILS: For all or part of your run/walk, try morphing into a MUMMY with arms and legs stretched out. No bending your knees! Trick or Treat at the candy/prize stations and learn some silly Halloween jokes along your way. Take home a special Halloween DIY craft. After your 1-mile walk/run, sit for a SPELL and enjoy a BREW (pre-packaged snack & beverage) while waiting for the awards presentation. Awards presented for Best Halloween Costume.

COST:  $10 for 1 runner | $19 for 2 runners | $27 for 3 runners | Additional price breakdown and registration at link below

St. charles

st. charles amazing race

Starting at Pottawatomie Park

DATE: September 27, 2020 at 12:00p

DETAILS: Based off of the hit reality TV show, The Amazing Race, teams will compete in physical and mental challenges. Using clues, teams of 2-4 will race around St. Charles performing tasks that require brainstorming, communication, strategy and teamwork. This D.I.T. (Do-It-Together) adventure foot race is way more exhilarating than a 5K! Create special memories while running, jogging, walking or crawling to victory. Choose either Competitive or Recreation division at time of registration. At least one adult (age 16+) per team. All participants receive an event t-shirt. Awards presented to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishing teams. Lunch is not provided at the ending location. Advance registration required.

COST:  $50 per team

St. charles

Fox Valley Kids Marathon

Various Locations

DATE: Saturday, September 19, 2020 | 3:00p Start Time

DETAILS: Walk or run 1 mile on your own with adult supervision 25 times over the summer.  Record your mileage and color in our mileage log sheets. Then, on Race Day (September 21), come pick up your race bib and race shirt, and run your final 1.2 miles with hundreds of other kids, and get your finish medal.

COST:  $10

St. charles

Fall Color 5K Run/walk

Morton Arboretum

DATE: Saturday + Sunday, October 3 - 4, 2020, from 7:00a - 1:00p

DETAILS: Run a socially distant race at The Morton Arboretum on Saturday or Sunday, October 3 or 4, or virtually anywhere. No matter when or where you run you will be supporting the Arboretum's work to plant and protect trees. 

COST: $37 for Morton Arboretum members | $42 for guests


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