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2019 City of the Sun 5K & 1-Mile Walk

Sunday, November 3, 2019
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 30 Ramey St. CollinsvilleIL  62234
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site 30 Ramey St. CollinsvilleIL  62234
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Running-5K - Family Registration
$45.00
Running-5K - Family Registration
$45.00
Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Walking-1 Mile - Individual Age group/open
$25.00
Walking-1 Mile - Family Registration
$45.00
Walking-1 Mile - Family Registration
$45.00

About This Activity

Come join us for the 2019 City of the Sun 5K & 1-Mile Walk! Here's your chance to run one of the 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the U.S. Cahokia Mounds is a U.S. National Historic Landmark. The 5K Trail Run begins at the Interpretive Center and goes through the cultural and natural parts of the ancient archaeological site. 

The course includes paved surfaces, forested areas, grassy fields, and gravel trails. Some portions will be wet or muddy depending on the recent weather. The finish line is directly south of Monks Mound, the biggest earthenwork in the Western Hemisphere at 100 feet tall. The course also takes you by Mound 72 and the Twin Mounds, both significant cultural features dating to about A.D. 1000. This is a great way to experience the Cahokia Mounds landscape!

Custom logo medals will be awarded to winners.

All funds raised will be used to support education programs, events, research, and land acquistion efforts at Cahokia Mounds.  

Timing provided by Toolen's Running Start in Shiloh, Illinois.

Event details and schedule

 

Packet Pick-up is Nov. 1 at the Interpretive Center Auditorium from 9-4 pm. 

Only Over-all and division top 3 placers in the run, and the top 5 walkers will be awarded medals. 

Same-day registration will begin at 8 am, race will begin at 9 am in front of the Museum and head south.    

The race will take roughly 45 minutes, at which time awards will begin to be announced in the lobby. 

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