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Registration available on site. Join us at Mallard Lake Forest Preserve, Schick Road and Mallard Lane, Hanover Park, IL. 7:30 AM Registration; 8:30 AM 5K. Kids 

500M Dash starts at 8:15am before the 5K.

PACKET PICKUP is on Friday August 3rd at Dick Pond in Carol Stream (26W515 St. Charles Road, Carol Stream) from 2 - 7PM.  Pick-up is also available on site at the event.

There are more than 68,000 food insecure individuals in DuPage County, almost half of which do not qualify for government assistance.  Please join us in this chip-timed, family-friendly 5K run/walk to feed our hungry neighbors!  

Since 1999, Neighborhood Food Pantries has provided food security to our neighbors in need, as well as monetary assistance for housing, utilities, medical care/prescriptions, etc.  Funds raised from this 5K event will be used to help us reach our 2018 goal to provide over 2 million meals!


NOTE:   No Shopping Carts will be harmed during this event.  Shopping Carts are for display purposes only and not allowed on the course!  

Registration fees

500 Meter Kids Dash (Ages 2 - 10) Closed

Tshirts are only guaranteed for registrations prior to July 17th.

    1. Registration closed

5K Registration Closed

Tshirts are only guaranteed for registrations prior to July 17th.

    1. Registration closed

Event Details

Registration and race start / finish: Mallard Lake Forest Preserve,Hanover Park, IL

The USATF certified-pending 5k course winds through beautiful Mallard Lake Forest Preserve. 

The top 3 overall male and female runners will receive a medal, as will the top runners in each bracket (overall winners are not eligible for age group medals):

                                  70+                        30-39
                              60-69                         20-29          
                              50-59                         14-19
                              40-49                         13 & under

Race entry includes: bib, performance fit T-shirt, and a post race snack for all runners!

Register as a team and recruit your friends, colleagues and family members to join you!  (all team members receive a $5 registration discount!)

Kids ages 2 - 10 can participate in a 500M "Express Lane Kids Dash" after the race, and the registration fee for ages 6+ includes a T-shirt.  The top 3 overall finishers will receive ribbons.


COME IN COSTUME!!!  The top three finishers in a food-related costume will receive an award!


Here are a few easy ideas  (follow our Facebook event for more ideas!):

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OUR SPONSORS

Thank you to our event sponsors! 

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Packet Pick-up and Race Tip Partner:

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Top Teams

1

The Norton-Thomas Experience

$1,852.75

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
2

Happy Feet

$1,648.75

Raised

$1,750.00

Goal
3

Heritage Hunger Fighters

$1,268.75

Raised

$1,200.00

Goal
4

Huffin and Puffin

$812.75

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
5

Cameo Crew

$688.75

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal

Top Fundraisers

1

Tom Norton

$1,711.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
2

Pam Splitt

$289.00

Raised

$500.00

Goal
3

Suzanne Butz

Raised: $274.75

4

Heather Kash

$262.50

Raised

$250.00

Goal
5

Victor Harris

Raised: $233.75

Event Schedule

  • August 4 7:30 AM CDT - On Site Check in & Registration

  • August 4 8:30 AM CDT - 5K Race Start

  • August 4 9:30 AM CDT - Kids Race Start (at completion of 5K Run)

Contact Information

Event Location

Mallard Lake Forest Preserve ( W Schick Rd), Hanover Park, IL

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