Kaneland Foundation to host Fun Run, 5k

By on April 11, 2014

KANELAND—The Kaneland Foundation will host its 3rd annual 5k cross country race on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. at the Kaneland High School campus/football stadium, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park.

There will also be a one-quarter-mile kids track run at 7 p.m. and a 1-mile cross country Fun Run/Walk at 7:30 p.m.

The 5k and 1-mile runs will cover a flat cross country course entirely on the Kaneland campus. Racers will finish on the Kaneland track for a spectator-friendly event. The 5k will be timed, and awards will be offered in age groups and overall categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male and female finishers in the following age groups for the 5k cross country race: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-65, 65 and over.

All runners will receive a T-shirt for participating, provided they are registered by June 15, 2014.

Packet pick-up will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 20 near the Kaneland High School track.

There will be $5 registration fee for the kids track run, a $10 registration fee for the Fun Run/Walk, and a $25 registration fee for the 5k cross country race. A signed waiver must be on file for all participants.

Download the race applications from www.kaneland.org or register and pay online at the webstore (click on “Kaneland Foundation”). For more information, call (630) 365-8295 or email beth.sterkel@kaneland.org. To mail in forms and money, address it to: Beth Sterkel, Kaneland Foundation, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park, IL 60151.