Save the Date!
Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, the Hampshire Park District will celebrate the 32nd Annual Coon Creek Classic 2K/10K Race!
An award ceremony will be held immediately following the 2K Race.
Medals will be given to the top 3 males and 3 females finishers in each age division (10K & 2K).
Plaques (10K only) to the top male and top female overall finishers and the top male and female finishers who reside in Hampshire. Ribbons will be given to all Coon Creek Classic participants. Please find them in your race bags.
NO DUPLICATE AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED.
Female and Male: 7U, 8-12, 13-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
A resident is defined as anyone who lives within the Hampshire Township Park District boundaries. Not all Hampshire addresses are located within the Hampshire Township Park District. Click here to view the Boundary Map. Residents, by paying property taxes make a financial contribution to the operating budget of the park district. Non-Residents are welcome to register for programs at the Non-Resident Rate (nr) as noted per program or new this year: non-residents may present their tax bill to the park office and pay the resident tax rate for the year to join programs for the resident rates. Call 847-683-2690 for more information.
This race has applied for and received the Chicago Area Runners Association designation as a CARA CERTIFIED RACE. This race has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA's Best Practices Guidelines. These Guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.
Due to CARA's advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country. To view the Guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit www.cararuns.org.
The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to ressources that enable them to run farther, faster, better, for life.
USATF Certified #IL-02092-JW
Race begins and ends at the Hampshire Middle School, 560 S. State Street, Hampshire, IL 60140
The race will go on regardless of weather conditions
Hampshire is located on Illinois Route 72, approximately 15 miles west of Elgin. From the West on I-90, follow the signs at Hampshire-Marengo Exit from I-90. Coming from East on I-90, take Illinois 47 Exit and turn left (South). Go South on 47. Turn right (West) on Illinois route 72 and go approximately four miles to State Street. Turn right onto State Street and turn left on Edgewood Ave., the school entrance will be on your left.
August 2 7:00 AM CDT - Race Registration
August 2 8:00 AM CDT - 10K Race Start
August 2 8:05 AM CDT - 2K Race Start