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Events under 'Health and Fitness'
Events to learn more about health and practice good fitness.
Do Something 5K (Sat. Apr 30, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
The Do Something 5K will take place on Saturday, April 30th at 9am at Forsyth Park, 802 Stevens Creek Ln in Forsyth. This event is sponsored by Treasured Adoption Foundation of Decatur. This is a 5k is for runners, walkers, stroller pushers, and ghost runners. All registrations include a pancake and sausage breakfast after the race. To register please go online. Call for more information.
3rd Annual Run From the Devil 5K Glow Run/Walk (Fri. May 6, 2016 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm)
The 3rd Annual Run From the Devil 5K Glow Run/Walk will take place on Friday, May 6th at 8:30pm at Miners Memorial Park in Sesser. The cost is $20 per person or $40 per family. Proceeds from the run will go to the Jesus Center Youth Program and Jireh India Mission. Registration is online. Please email for more information.
LutherRUN 5K and Kids Fun Run (Sat. May 7, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
Cross Lutheran, 8609 Rt 47 in Yorkville, will host the LutherRUN 5K and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, May 7th at 9am. Prices and registration details are on the website.
3rd C-U Aruna Run 5K (Sat. May 7, 2016 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
The 3rd annual Champaign Aruna Run 5K for Their Freedom will be held on Saturday, May 7th at 10am at the University of Illinois Arboretum. Registration on the day of the race will be 8:30am. This event will benefit the Aruna Project, an organization that brings and sustains freedom for the exploited in South Asia. The cost is $25 and registration is online. Please call or go online for more details.
6th Annual Wings 5K Run, Walk & Roll (Sat. May 7, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
6th Annual Elim Eagles’ Wings 5K Run/Walk/Roll will take place on Saturday, May 7th at 9am at Elim Christian Services, 13020 S Central Ave in Palos Heights. There is a choice of a 1 mile course and a timed 5K course. This year’s 5K event has a “Star Wars” theme, and costumes are welcome. Please call, email or go online. Register online. Please note, while wheelchairs, strollers, and service dogs are welcome, roller blades, bikes, and non-service dogs are not permitted for the safety of Elim children and adults and other participants.
Kirby Derby (Sat. May 14, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Kirby Derby 5k Run/Walk, 10k Run will take place on Saturday, May 14th at 8am at Forest Preserve Park in Monticello. There will also be a free kids race. Registration is $30 and is online.
Not Your Average Joe 5K/5 Mile Race (Sat. May 14, 2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
The 25th annual Human Kinetics Not Your Average Joe 5K/5Mile Race will take place on Saturday, May 14th at Crystal Lake Park in Urbana at 9am. All proceeds benefiting Crisis Nursery Programs and Services, the Transitional Initiatives and Men's Emergency Services (T.I.M.E.S) Center and the Courage Connection. The race features a 5K walk or run as well as a 5-mile run. Per person online preregistration (before April 15th) is $21 adults/$13 youth (18 or younger) with an event t-shirt. Online registration after April 15th is $23 adults/$15 youth with an event t-shirt. Participants may also register in person at Human Kinetics on Friday, May 13th from noon until 6pm or at Crystal Lake Park on race day from 7:30-8:45am. For more details please go online.
The Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo (Sat. May 14, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 Thoreau Dr in Schaumburg, will host The GFAF Expo on Saturday & Sunday, May 14th & 15th from 10am-4pm. Parking is free and tickets are online. For more details please go online or call.
5K to Raise 5K (Sat. May 21, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
Clinton’s First Christian Church, 100 N. Jackson St in Clinton IL, will host the 5th Annual 5k to Raise 5k will be held on Saturday, May 21st at 8am. The cost is $20 for participants 12 & under and $25 (after May 1st) for all others. Participants can register at the church office or online. This event’s goal of raising $5000 reduces trip costs for youth. Please call or email for more details.
Kid's River Race 5K (Sat. May 21, 2016 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Geneva Christian School will host the first Kid’s River Race on Saturday, May 21st at 8:30am on Fox River Trail at Fabyan Forest Preserve, Shelter #3 Route 25 in Geneva. The kids only event, “Big Strides for Little Feet”, will include a 5K, 1 mile run and Race the Hill. Parents or guardians may do an add on registration with a child’s entry. Please go to the website to register for this event.
Chix in Training Bootcamp Orientation (Mon. May 23, 2016 5:00 am - 6:30 am)
Urbana Chix in Training will host Bootcamp Orientation on Monday, May 23rd at 5am at the First United Methodist Church, 304 S. Race St in Urbana. Women of all fitness levels are invited. Registration is online. The first class will start June 6th at 5am. Please call or email for more details.
St. Jude Dash and Bash 5k & Carnival (Sat. Jun 4, 2016 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The St. Jude Dash and Bash 5k & Carnival will take place on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-2pm at the American Legion in Sullivan. For registration or details please go online.
Superhero 5k (Sat. Jun 11, 2016 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The Wabash Valley Ivy Tech Foundation will host the Share Your Heart Superhero 5k run/walk on Saturday, June 11th at 10am. Proceeds will be raised to support student scholarships. The event will be held at Ivy Tech Community College, 8000 South Education Dr in Terre Haute. For more information go online or call.
Move For Missions 5K (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 8:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Church of the Second Chances will host Move for Missions 5K on Saturday, June 18th at 8am at Lincoln Trail State Park in Marshall. All proceeds of this 5K run/walk go toward Sheaves for Christ. The cost is $20 and registration is online. Please go online for more details and to register.
Fun Run 5k and 1Mile Run (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 8:30 am - 10:30 am)
Terre Haute, IN
Kairos Prison Ministry will host the Fun Run 5k and 1Mile Run on Saturday, June 18th at 8:30am at the ISY Stadium, 3300 Wabash Ave in Terre Haute. Proceeds from the run will fund the ministry events. Please call or email for registration or more information.
C-U across the Prairie bike ride (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 7:00 am - 11:00 am)
Prairie Cycle Club of Champaign/Urbana will host a Bike Ride Across the Prairie on Saturday, August 27th beginning at 7am. The ride begins at Parasol Records on Griggs St in Urbana. This is a fundraising event for the club and a portion of the proceeds will go to The Bike Project. For more information or to register please go online.