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Join us for the Annual Byron Fest 5K Run presented by Weezy's! This 2022 Rockford Road Runners Circuit Race, and family friendly event, is held on the beautiful trails of the Byron Forest Preserve. The course features well maintained trails with panoramic views and a variety of terrain. Chip timing will be provided by Tri-3 Sports Timing and splits will be provided at the one and two mile marks. Plaques will be awarded to overall male and female finishers and medals will be awarded to top 3 male and female finishers in each age division. Age divisions are as follows: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & above.
New this year is a 1 mile Fun Run! All Fun Run participants will receive a participation medal. Chip timing is not available for the Fun Run.
5K participants must be pre-registered by June 24, 2022 at noon to be guaranteed a race shirt. A limited number of shirts will be available race day on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registrations will be accepted through July 8, 2022 at noon. Packet pick up and day of registration will be available onsite from 7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. with the race beginning promptly at 8:00 a.m.
Parking and indoor restrooms are available onsite.
Due to terrain, baby joggers and strollers are discouraged.
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