Ft Cares Light The Torch 5k Run/Walk 2018

Friday 28th September 2018

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

Running, Distance running, 5K


Activities

  • Running-5K - Individual Registration
  • Running-5K - Team Registration (Must be four or more members at time of event)

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, laser light show, 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 28, 2018

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: 120 E. Liberty Street, Wheaton

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

*Must have a team of at least 4

Online Reg. Closes: September 23, 2018 11:59 p.m. 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 26 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the First Trust lobby located at 120 E. Liberty Street in Wheaton. Registration is available during packet pick up and race day for runners for $40, if entry is still available.  Race day packet pick up/registration will be held in the lobby of the First Trust Building from 4 p.m.-6:50 p.m.

Volunteers: Volunteers are essential to the success of the race. If you would like to volunteer, please use this link to sign up.

Questions?: Please contact Michelle Artis, Race Director at martis@wheatonparks.org or Amy Seklecki, Race Director at aseklecki@wheatonparks.org.

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: 6305105064

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