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9th Annual Race for Young Life 5k

EVENTS
  • Race for Young Life 5k:- Run 3.1 Miles
RACE DATE
Saturday, July 4, 2009
Start Time
8:00 AM
Location
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Address
200 N. Plum Grove Road
CITY
Palatine
STATE/TERR
Illinois
Zip
60067
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
(847) 540-3177
Description
2009 Race for Young Life 5k:
  • The 9th Annual Race for Young Life 5k will take place on Saturday, July 4, 2009 in Palatine, IL.
  • The Race for Young Life was selected as one of the "CARA Best of Chicagoland Race."
  • Proceeds from the race will be contributed to Young Life, a non-denominational Christian ministry that has been meeting the needs of teenagers for over 55 years.


  • Pre-Registration: Running Unlimited 451 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL 60067
  • Race Day Registration: Immanuel Lutheran Church 200 N. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, IL 60067
  • Start Line: Intersection of Wood St and Brockway St (Behind Emmetts Brewery)
  • Course Info
  • This race is held on a fast and fun course that runs through historic downtown Palatine.
  • Directions
    Coming from Chicago: Heading West on I-90 exit North on Route 53 and take to the Palatine Road west exit. Head west on Palatine Road to Plum Grove Road. Turn right on Plum Grove Road and turn left on Wilson Road to arrive at the starting area.

    Coming from the Elgin:
    Take 90 East to Route 53 and exit at West Palatine Road. Continue on Palatine Road to Plum Grove Road and turn left on Wilson Road to arrive at the starting area.

    Coming from the South:
    Take 290 North. 290 becomes Route 53. Continue and exit at West Palatine Road. Take Palatine Road to Plum Grove Road. Next turn onto Wilson Road and arrive at the starting area.

    Coming from the North:
    Take 294 South to Willow Road. Exit going west on Willow Road. Willow Road becomes Palatine Road. Take Palatine Road to Plum Grove Road, turn onto Wilson Road and arrive at the starting area.
    Other Info
  • Awards will be given to the top overall runner for men and women, as well as the top three in each age group.
  • Age groups for awards: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.
  • Awards will also be given to the top overall Clydesdale runner for men and women, as well as the top three in the Open and Masters divisions.

  • All pre-registered participants will receive a custom designed dri-fit t-shirt in their designated sizes.
  • All other participants receive cool-max t-shirts while supplies last.
  • PREVIOUS RESULTS
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