Lionsheritagefest5k

September 14, 2019 at 8:00 am

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Event Details

Charitable Proceeds

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 All proceeds from the race will benefit the Elgin and Dundee Township Lions Clubs and their charities. Participants will be encouraged to donate used eyeglasses and/or a non-perishable food item to the race. These are the two primary charities of Lions Clubs International.  

Registration Information

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 Register Early! 5K Run registration fee increases $5.00 on September 1 and another $5.00 on race morning! $30 to September 1 (online) $35 to September 13 (online) $40 on Sept 14 (by Fox River behind Around the Corner Candy) $20 for walkers at any time Registration link:   https://raceroster.com/events/2019/23052/lions-heritage-fest-5k-run-16-mile-walk 

Race Location

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 Race begins at the corner of Oregon Avenue and South 1st Street in downtown West Dundee. Race ends at the corner of Johnson Street and South River Street in downtown East Dundee. Ending location is approximately three blocks from the start. 

Free T-Shirt

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 All runners and walkers will receive a free T-Shirt embossed with the race logo similar to the picture above. Be sure to indicate the size needed when registering. Dogs and strollers are allowed for the Walk, but only run-worthy strollers for the 5K. We have to keep in mind that a portion of the 5K involves two-way traffic. 

About the Course

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 The race will begin in downtown West Dundee, travel west from Oregon Avenue and 1st Street, turn south on 2nd Street, through South End Park, cross the Fox River on a pedestrian bridge, continue south on the Fox River Trail, turn back north before Hickory Drive, and finish in East Dundee. The beginning of the course has a gradual incline, but most of the race is flat; the elevation climb is 54 feet. 

Pre-Race Packet Pickup

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 Pre race day packet pick up will take place on Friday, September 13 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Emmett’s Brewing Company, 128 W. Main Street, West Dundee, IL. You can also pick up your packet on race morning starting at 6:30 AM.