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2018 Downers Grove 5 & 8 Miler Race-Harvest Fest...

EVENTS
  • 5 Mile Run :- Run 5 Miles
  • 8 Mile Run :- 8 Mile Run
RACE DATE
Saturday, September 29, 2018
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Location
Downers Grove Park District
Address
935 Maple Avenue
CITY
Downers Grove
STATE/TERR
Illinois
Zip
60515
COUNTRY
USA
Description

_ The 2018 Downers Grove 5 & 8 Miler Race-Harvest Fest:

On-line registration ends Wednesday, September, 26th at 4PM CST. Day of registration is available at the Lincoln Center from 6:15am-7:15am. Race packets for pre-registered runners will be available Thursday September 27, 4-7 pm and Friday September 28, 4-7 pm at the Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove.

The race will begin at 7:30 am on September 29th, 2018. There will be a 2-hour max to complete the 5- or 8-mile run.

Celebrating it's 41st year, the DG 5 Miler is now the Harvest Fest 5 & 8 Miler offering two course options! Both CARA-certified race options feature a rolling course through scenic Downers Grove. Runners are grouped by gender into age catagories for wach distance. The top male and female finishers receive plaques and the top male and female finishers in each age group receive awards. The first 500 registrants will receive a long-sleeved tech shirt and the first 500 finishers will receive a race medal. 

The race ends at Fishel Park where participants will help kick off the annual Harvest Fest celebration featuring live music, food trucks, a childrens activity area, a craft fair, chili cookoff and more! Each participant will receive a complimentary drink ticket.

Event details and schedule

 

On-line registration ends Wednesday, September, 26th at 4PM CST. Day of registration is available at the Lincoln Center from 6:15am-7:15am. Race packets for pre-registered runners will be available Thursday September 27, 4-7 pm and Friday September 28, 4-7 pm at the Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road, Downers Grove.

The race will begin at 7:30 am on September 29th, 2018. There will be a 2-hour max to complete the 5- or 8-mile run.

Lincoln Center is 1/2 block east of Main Street on Maple Avenue. Parking is available at the parking deck located in the middle of the block surrounded by Curtiss Street, Maple Avenue, Washington Street and Main Street.

From I-88, exit Highland Avenue south, Highland becomes Main Street, proceed to Prairie go east (left) on Prairie to Washington go south (right)on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

From I-355, exit Ogden Avenue and go east, Turn right (south) on Belmont Road, proceed to Prairie and go east (Left), take Prairie to Washington go south (right) on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

From I-294, exit Ogden Avenue West, follow to Main Street and go south (left), proceed to Prairie go east (left) on Prairie to Washington go south (right) on Washington past the railroad tracks stay to the right after the tracks, go past Curtiss and parking will be on your right hand side.

Exit Lemont Road North, Lemont Road becomes Main Street, proceed to Maple Avenue go east on Maple (right) and proceed to Washington go North (left) on Washington and the parking deck will be located a 1/2 block down on your left hand side.

Other Info

 

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