Downers Grove 5 & 8 Miler Race-2017 Harvest Fest - On-line registration closes 9/26/17 at 4PM CST

Saturday 30th September 2017

Downers Grove Park District: 935 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, United States

Running, Distance running


Activities

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Description

On-line registration ends Wednesday, September, 26th at 4PM CST. Day of registration is available at the Lincoln Center from 7:15am-8:15am.

8:30am start behind the Lincoln Center on Randall Street ending at Fishel Park. There will be a 2-hour max to complete the 5- or 8-mile run.

Celebrating it's 40th year, the DG 5 Miler is now the Harvest Fest 5 & 8 Miler offering two course options! Both CARA-certified race options feature a rolling course through scenic Downers Grove. Runners are grouped by gender into age catagories for wach distance. The top male and female finishers receive plaques and the top male and female finishers in each age group receive awards. The first 500 registrants will receive a long-sleeved tech shirt and the first 500 finishers will receive a race medal. 

The race ends at Fishel Park where participants will help kick off the annual Harvest Fest celebration featuring live music, food trucks, a childrens activity area, a craft fair, chili cookoff and more! Each participant will receive a complimentary drink ticket.

Event details and schedule

On-line registration ends Wednesday, September, 26th at 4PM CST. Day of registration is available at the Lincoln Center from 7:15am-8:15am.

The race will begin at 8:30 am on September 30th, 2017. Race packets for pre-registered runners will be available Thursday September 28, 4-7 pm and Friday September 29, 4-7 pm at the Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove.

Lincoln Center is 1/2 block east of Main Street on Maple Avenue. Parking is available at the parking deck located in the middle of the block surrounded by Curtiss Street, Maple Avenue, Washington Street and Main Street.

From I-88, exit Highland Avenue south, Highland becomes Main Street, proceed to Prairie go east (left) on Prairie to Washington go south (right)on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

From I-355, exit Ogden Avenue and go east, Turn right (south) on Belmont Road, proceed to Prairie and go east (Left), take Prairie to Washington go south (right) on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

From I-294, exit Ogden Avenue West, follow to Main Street and go south (left), proceed to Prairie go east (left) on Prairie to Washington go south (right) on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

Exit Lemont Road North, Lemont Road becomes Main Street, proceed to Maple Avenue go east on Maple (right) and proceed to Washington go North (left) on Washington and the parking deck will be located a 1/2 block down on your left hand side.

Organised by

Downers Grove Park District

4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove

Phone: 630-960-7250

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