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2018 AFA 5K...

EVENTS
  • 5K Run/Walk :- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Sunday, July 8, 2018
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
McCarthy Park
Address
16801 S. 80th Avenue
CITY
Tinley Park
STATE/TERR
Illinois
Zip
60477
COUNTRY
USA
Description

_ The 2018 AFA 5K:

Answers for Angels 5k race is a chip-timed run/walk point-to-point USATF certified course; Certification Code:  #IL-12104-JW. Our 3rd annual AFA 5k takes place on a scenic race around Centennial Park starting and finishing at McCarthy Park. 

The event includes a pre & post race snack.  Medals are given to the top male/female finishers in each age group in both the runners/walkers categories.

Pre-register to guarantee a t-shirt in your size! 

Runners, walkers & families are invited to stay & enjoy music, raffle baskets, food & water. 

 See you there!

Event details and schedule

 

Registration/Packet Pick Up:  7am

Start Time:  8am

Awards:  9am

Raffle Drawing:  9:30am

FREE PARKING for runners, walkers & spectators around the park district and residential.  Also parking at Grissom School, 17000 S. 80th Avenue.

80th Avenue will have a partial lane closure driving north at 171st Street to 167th Street.  Tinley Park Police is providing traffic control through the residential area.  See map below.

The course is a pleasing run/walk with arrows pointing you in the right direction.  The run starts at 169th & 80th Avenue near McCarthy Park running North to 167th, Right (East) to Parkview, Left (North) to Nottingham, slight Left (West) to Princeton, Right (North) to 163rd, Right (East) to Everdon, Left (North) around on 161st Place, (East) to Ozark Avenue, Left (North) 161st Street, Right (East) to 76th Avenue, Right (South) past Bettenhausen Park to 167th Street. Cross 167th Street which curves as the course will take you to an asphalt path into Centennial Park.  Follow the arrows to the right where you'll see trees and benches near the pond.  IF THERE'S A FORK IN THE ROAD, GO TO THE RIGHT and follow the arrows on the pavement.  There's a beautiful landscaped turnstyle that you follow to the right and around to the right.  You'll see signs leading across the bridge, then turn left and follow the signs.  You should hear music motivating you to cross the finish line!

GOOD LUCK RUNNERS/WALKERS!

Other Info

 

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