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Watershed Run Wild! 5K & Fun Run

Sat April 20, 2024 Edwardsville, IL 62025 US Directions

Events

5K

$35 8:30AM CDT Registration ends April 20, 2024 at 8:30am CDT

Virtual 5K

$30 Registration ends April 18, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

1 Mile Fun Run

$15 9:30AM CDT Registration ends April 20, 2024 at 8:30am CDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://naturepreservefoundation.org/.

Description

BJC Watershed Run Wild 5K at the Watershed Nature Center in Edwardsville, Illinois in celebration of Earth Day 2024! 

The ultimate 5k Checklist!

  • DJ
  • Coffee
  • Native Plant Sale
  • Prizes for top race winners!
  • Post-race massages by MassageLuXe

You get all these AND MORE included in your BJC HealthCare Run Wild! 5K & Fun Run Registration.  The deadline to get a shirt with your registration is Monday, April 1st, so don’t delay!  Sign up today!

Proceeds from this fundraiser will support the Nature Preserve Foundation’s mission:  Education, Restoration, Recreation.  Skip, hop, jog, walk, jump or run your way around the Watershed trails!  Coffee and yoga will be provided before the race and then hang around afterward for a native plant sale, music and Discovery Day educational activities for the kids!

T-Shirt: 5K registrants receive a T-shirt if signed up by April 1. 1 Mile Fun Run receive a Wooden Medal and have the option to purchase a t-shirt for an additional $7 by April 1.

Awards: 5K - Top Male and Woman Overall will receive gift card, tree and certificate.  The Top 5K male and female age group winners will receive a medal, tree and certificate: 10&under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-34, 35-50, and over 50. 1 Mile Fun finishers will receive a wooden medal. 

Timing: Timing provided by Final Lap Racing

 

Packet Pickup

You can pick up your race materials on any of these three dates/times:

  • Friday, April 19th Noon-1:30pm at Run Well in Edwardsville
  • Friday, April 19th 4-6pm at Run Well in Edwardsville
  • Saturday, April 20th (Race Day) from 7:30-8:30am at the Watershed Nature Center

What is a Virtual Race?

  • Register for the Virtual 5K and do it in your own time, at your own pace, in your own space (or come out to the Watershed on your own)!
  • Do it all at once, or in stages, however fits your life!
  • Invite your neighbors and friends or do it with your favorite furry friend!
  • Just log your distance and time and send it in!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Place

1591 Tower Avenue
Edwardsville, IL US 62025

Directions

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