Algonquin Founders' Days Run/Walk 

Sunday, July 30, 2017

10K Run, 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Kids Fun Run 

The Algonquin Founders' Days Run/Walk is entirely on paved streets and a paved bike/running path.  Enjoy the beautiful view along the McHenry County Prairie Path. Events include a 10K (6.2 miles) Run, 5K (3.1 miles) Run & Walk and a 1-mile Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit Algonquin Founders' Days Festival. 

Registration Fees

5K Run/Walk

Apr 24 - Jul 28 Current Price $23.00

10K Run

Apr 24 - Jul 28 Current Price $28.00

1 Mile Kids Fun Run (12 & under)

Apr 24 - Jul 28 Current Price $12.00

Event Info

DATE
Sunday, July 30, 2017
 
TIME
7:00am - 7:45am On-site Check In & Registration
8:00am 1-Mile Kids Fun Run
8:30am 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk
 
RACE LOCATION
Algonquin Middle School 520 Longwood Drive, Algonquin, IL. All races begin & end behind the school.  Watch for signs posted.  See course maps listed below.  
 
ABOUT THIS EVENT
The Algonquin Founders' Days Run/Walk is entirely on paved streets and a paved bike/running path. Enjoy the beautiful view along the McHenry County Prairie Path. Events include a certified course 10K (6.2 miles) Run, certified course 5K (3.1 miles) Run & Walk and a 1-mile Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit Algonquin Founders' Days Festival. For the safety of others, no strollers, baby joggers, pets, roller blades/skates, skateboards, or bicycles are allowed on the course during the race.

AWARDS, Goodie Bag 
10K and 5K Race Awards are three-deep in age groups beginning with ages 9 & under, 10-14, etc through 60+. All 1-Mile Kids Fun Run participants will receive finisher ribbons and will have an opportunity to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon. Awards will be presented at the race site once all participants have completed the course. Results will be posted at racetime.info within 2 hours of race. The first 200 registrants will receive a *Run T-Shirt & Goodie Bag (Adults and/or Children).  All participants receive a goodie bag to include items from generous sponsors within the Algonquin community.  All participants will receive post race refreshments.
    
PACKET PICKUP
All participants should pick up their packets (race bib, etc.) on race day at the Algonquin Middle School from 7:00am to 7:45am.  Go to the event location behind the school.  

SAME DAY RACE REGISTRATION 
Same day of race registration is available at the event.  Save $2 to register online for 5K & 10K.  Save $3 to register online for kids fun run.  Go to the event location behind the Algonquin Middle School from 7:00am to 7:45am to register.    
   
FREE RAFFLE
All 5K & 10K participants are eligible to win a his or hers watch thanks to the generosity of Algonquin's Keehn's Jewelry. 

ADDED INCENTIVE
All paid participants of this event may enjoy a FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST compliments of Boy Scout Troop 151. The breakfast takes place at the festival in Towne Park, 100 Jefferson Street, Algonquin. Runners/Walkers just show your race bib for your FREE meal! Special THANKS to Boy Scout Troop 151 for their generosity!

PARKING
FREE Parking is available at the Algonquin Middle School, 520 Longwood Drive. Note: Event is located behind the school.
 
T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST
For complete guidelines, please visit:  T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST
 
 
COURSE MAPS (1 MILE, 5K & 10K) 
*Please review the maps and follow the markings on race day*
5K course = 2 water stations.  10K course = 4 water stations. 
 

1 MILE COURSE MAP
To print, click here:  "1-Mile"


5K COURSE MAP (Certified Course)
To print, click here:  "5K"


10K COURSE MAP (Certified Course)
To print, click here: "10K"
 
THANK YOU for supporting Algonquin Founders' Days!  

Event Schedule

  • July 30 7:00 AM CDT - On Site Check In & Registration

  • July 30 8:00 AM CDT - 1-Mile Kids Fun Run

  • July 30 8:30 AM CDT - 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk

Contact Information

Event Location

Algonquin Middle School, Longwood Drive, Algonquin, IL, United States

Click here to view map