Saturday, March 8, 2014, 9:00a.m.
Prairie Research Institute is proud to sponsor the 7th annual Earth, Wind, and Fire 5K Run and 2.5K Walk. Proceeds from the race will go to supporting the Naturally Illinois 2015 Expo.
The race will take place on the University of Illinois campus. The 5K Run is two laps around the main campus, and the 2.5K Walk is one lap on the same course. On-site registration and post-race refreshments will be provided in the Law Building Commons (see course map).
NEW etched pint glass awards for 2014
Awards (revised from previous years)
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female runners in the following age groups: under 15, 15–19, 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60–69, and 70 and over. Special prizes cast from museum quality fossils will be awarded to the overall male and female runners. Etched pint glasses with the race logo (right) will be awarded to the age-group winners and the masters winners. No awards will be provided to walkers.
Parking is available on the street or in campus parking lots (see course map).
Mail-in or online registration is $20 on of before February 15th. After February 15th and on race day, registration is $22. Students are eligible for a $3 discount. T-shirts are guaranteed only for runners and walkers registered by February 23rd.
All registrations are non-refundable.
Early registration deadline:
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Online registration deadline:
Thursday, March 6, 2014 by 11:59 p.m.
Early race packet pick-up and registration:
Friday, March 7th, noon–6pm
at Body n' Sole, 1317 Dunlap in Savoy
Race day registration and check-in:
Saturday, March 8, 7:30 to 8:30a.m.
on the East side of the Law Building . The race will start on Peabody Ave in front of the Natural Resources Building.
No dogs or baby strollers are allowed on
the race course.
Updated 01/16/2014 mh