Ft Cares Light The Torch 5k Run/Walk 2017

Friday 29th September 2017

Downtown Wheaton: 120 E. Liberty Street, Wheaton, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


Activities

  • Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Running-5K - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Youth Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

Description

Presented in partnership by Wheaton Park District and the FT Cares Foundation. The FT Cares Light the Torch 5K Night Run/Walk is a unique race event through downtown Wheaton after sunset. Participants receive glow giveaways, race through luminary lanes, and end with a street fest featuring DJ and food vendors. This is a timed race, runner bibs are chipped.

Event details and schedule

About This Activity

Light the Torch 5K

Presented in partnership by Wheaton Park District and the FT Cares Foundation. The FT Cares Light the Torch 5K Night Run/Walk is a unique race event through downtown Wheaton after sunset. Participants receive glow giveaways, race through luminary lanes, and end with a street fest featuring DJ and food vendors. This is a timed race, runner bibs are chipped. First 800 runners receive a long sleeve tech t-shirt. Post-race party includes DJ, giveaways, and refreshments.

All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Event details and schedule

Date: Friday, September 29, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: 120 E. Liberty Street, Wheaton

Fees: $30 Individual, $25 Team, and $15 Children 10 and under now through August 29. Beginning August 30, $35 Individual, $30 Team*, and children 10 and under $20. $40 Individual and $25 for Children 10 and under for packet pick up and race day registration.

*Must have a team of at least 4

 

Online Reg. Closes: September 25, 2017 11:59p Central Time.

Safety: The runners’ safety is of the utmost importance. Therefore, bicycles, in-line skates, and dogs are not allowed.  Strollers must begin the race at the rear of the pack.

Packet Pick Up: Packet Pickup will be held on Wednesday, September 27 from 10A-7P at the First Trust lobby located at 120 E. Liberty Street in Wheaton. Registration is available during packet pick up and race day for adults $40 and children 10 and under $25, if entry is still available.  Race day packet pick up/registration will be held in the lobby of the First Trust Building from 4:00pm - 6:50pm.

Volunteers: Volunteers are essential to the success of the race. If you would like to volunteer, please use this link to sign up.   https://www.volunteersignup.org/4RTXB

Questions?: Please contact Ryan Miller, Race Director at rmiller@wheatonparks.org or 630.510.5135.

Course Details: The course winds through the streets of downtown Wheaton. A course map is available on our website www.wheatonparkdistrict.com/lightthetorch.

Organised by

Wheaton Park District

855 W Prairie, Wheaton

Phone: 6305105135

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