Mattoon Knights of Columbus Fall Festival 5K Race the Cross


Start: Sunday, September 15, 2013

Knights of Columbus Hall 20th and Champaign
Mattoon , IL 61938
Registration Closing Date

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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About This Activity

Come enjoy a beautiful day on a one of a kind course. No roller blades or pets, please, and strollers only for the walk. Post race party on the Festival grounds with a hamburger stand, games and activities for the kids. During the awards ceremony/post race celebration we will be giving away cash and other prizes. There will be pre-race entertainment on the picnic grounds. This year's prizes will include an iPad mini and a Garmin Forerunner 210 bundle!


Team Challenge Announcement: New Awards Teams with 10 or more racers in the 5K or 10K race will receive $25 in raffle tickets. Largest overall team in all events (including walkers and fun runners) will win $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash. Largest Knights of Columbus Team will receive $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash. The traveling trophies will also be awarded.

New this year: The fastest male and female teams in each race will be given a $50 cash prize as well. Minimum 5 persons in the event to qualify.


The Youth Fun Run will be September 15, 2013 and starts promptly at noon. The cost is $10 for early registration and $15 for late registration. All pre-registered entrants under 12 will be given a participation medal.


The 10K and 5K race as well as the 5K walk will begin at 12:15 and feature chip timing for fast and accurate results. Cost for the timed races is $21 for early registration and $26 for late registration. Packet pickup will be available on Saturday September 14, 2013 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 p.m. in the K of C Hall.


Race day registration and packet pickup will open at 10:00 a.m. and terminate at 11:45 a.m. in the K of C Hall.


Must be pre-registered to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Event schedule and times

1 Mile Fun Run -- 12:00


5K Race, 5K walk, 10K Race -- 12:15


Awards Ceremony begins at 1:15 in the beer tent.


Mut be present to win door prizes, awards will not be mailed.

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