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Batavia United Way Batfest Run
BatFest 5K Walk / Run and 10K Run


Batavia United Way's

Batfest 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk!


All race proceeds will go directly to helping Batavians by supporting area non profits. The 5K/10K race will start at 8:30 AM. Race day registration will open at 7:00 AM. 5 Year age groups starting with 19 & under and going up to 70+ . Add $5 for Race Day registration.

CHECK OUT THIS YEARS COSTUME CONTEST!

Registration fees

5K Adult (19 & over) Closed

    1. $25.00
      Jun 1 - Jul 31
    2. $30.00
      Aug 1 - Oct 24

5K Student (18 & under) Closed

10K Adult (19 & over) Closed

    1. $35.00
      Jun 1 - Jul 31
    2. $40.00
      Aug 1 - Oct 24

10K Student (18 & under) Closed

Youth .25 Mile Fun Run (10 & under) Closed

Pre order 1 Dozen Abbey Farms Cinnamon Donuts Closed

Additional Information

This run/walk begins on River & State Streets in beautiful downtown Batavia, traveling north on the Fox River Trail bike path.
This event is designed for runners of all ages and abilities, with the 10k starting just minutes before the 5k. In keeping with the BatFest and Halloween themes, costumes are welcome and encouraged. 

Runners, walkers, spectators and fans are welcome to purchase Abbey Farms Cinnamon Donuts, Bar Evolution Breakfast Burritos and visit our post run Bloody Mary Bar at Bar Evolution, near the start line from 8:30- Noon.


5K & 10K Age Groups and Award Categories:

Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female

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 & over

Costume Contest

New this year!  Costume contest!

Prizes for each category

        CATEGORY                                                   PRIZE

  • Best adult costume - Male over 18             Sports Clips Gift Basket
  • Best adult costume-  Female over 18         Red Robin Gift Card
  • Best child boy costume – age 10 - 17         A Colonial Kitchen Sink
  • Best child girl costume – age 10-17            A Colonial Kitchen Sink
  • Best adult couple - 2 persons,18 or over    Turf Room Gift card
  • Best Corporate team costume                    Pal Joey's pizza for up to 20



Post Race Refreshments

Pal Joey’s has relocated to Randall Rd. and our former pancake breakfast space is not available! We will not leave you hungry and thirsty!

You will find our Bloody Mary Bar at Bar Evolution (same place as packet pick up) from 9 –Noon during and after our 5k/10k along with Breakfast Burritos for purchase.

Also available will be Abbey Farms famous apple cinnamon donuts.

2018 Sponsors

PREMIER
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PLATINUM

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GOLD

Elliff Dental

BFC Inc.

Boyce Body Werks

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SILVER

Scott Queen State Farm

Walgreens

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Event Schedule

  • October 27 7:00 AM CDT - On Site Check in & Registration

  • October 27 8:30 AM CDT - 5K / 10K Race Start

  • October 27 9:30 AM CDT - Youth .25 mile fun run

Contact Information

Event Location

North River Street, Batavia, IL, United States

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