April Fools 5k Run
Start: Saturday, April 5, 2014 @ 9:00 AM (CDT)
Bloomingdale , IL 60108
Registration Closing Date
Monday, March 31, 2014 @ 11:59 PM (CDT)
Run along the path that surrounds the naturally beautiful waterfront in Mallard Lake Forest Preserve and show off your 5k finisher s medal to your friends!Restrooms, water, post-race refreshments and free parking are available. Your registration includes a short sleeved technical running shirt and FINISHER'S MEDAL.400m Kids Dash at 10am for children 2-12 years old. Each child will receive a finisher's ribbon after completing the un-timed dash.
This flat and fast course is USATF certified and is paved asphalt at the start and finish line and crushed limestone along the course. Free parking is available at Stratford Square Mall at the southwest corner of Gary Ave and Schick Rd. The starting/finish line for the race is located on Thorn Rd, behind Meijer. Thorn Rd is the first light west of Gary Ave, north of Schick Rd. For more information and directions, visit our website at www.aprilfools5k.comAwards will be given for the overall top finishers and the top three finishers in each age category for the 5k. Every runner will receive a goodie bag, a short sleeved technical running shirt and a finisher's medal. Each child in the kids dash will receive a finisher's ribbon.Proceeds from this race benefit Stepping Stones for Women of Domestic Violence, a not-for-profit organization that empowers women of domestic violence to develop financial and emotional independence by providing them with a safe, nurturing environment.