Cheers to New Year's

Fri January 1, 2021 Directions


$30 10:00AM CST - 1:00PM CST Price increases after December 1, 2020 at 11:59pm CST

Virtual 5k

$30 Price increases after December 1, 2020 at 11:59pm CST
Church Street Brewing Company

Join us at Church Street Brewery on New Years Day to run the first 5K of the year with us!  Why?  Why not, I ask!  But here are some reasons:

Start of the year on the right (or left) foot!

Free pint of Church Street Beer to 21+ runners

Run away from 2020 and issue in 2021 with your new year's goal printed on your race bib and the long-sleeve race shirt! Deadline for this is Wednesday, December 16th. 

Finishers Medal! 

Chip Timed fast flat course - guaranteed to be your 2021 PR:)  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.  Results will be posted at

How are we guaranteeing a safe and socially distanced event?

We have been testing social distancing at several events so far and have had great success by implementing:

  • Extended Packet Pickup Hours (3 Day packet pickup and group pickup options)
  • Contactless Packet Pickup
  • Time trial starts from 8am-11am (race will not start as a group, your chip time starts when you start the race)
  • One way flow of traffic at all times (registration, bib pickup, start/finish line separated, etc.)
  • Open Area - start line and race staging will be spread out to maximize social distancing
  • Results - posted online only, all participants receive finisher medals (no age group ceremony)
  • Post Race Party - beer tickets are good from 12/28 - 1/2 to reduce group size at the Brewery on race day
  • Announcer will encourage participants to wear masks and follow CDC social distancing guidelines
  • Additional Hand Sanitizer stations at registration and restrooms
  • FREE SHIPPING to participants if they prefer to participate in the race virtually rather than in person
Packet Pickup

Church Street Brewing Company

1480 Industrial Drive, Unit C

Itasca, IL 60143


Saturday, Dec 28th 4-7pm

*Packet Pickup is also available on race day from 9am-9:30am, but we recommend early pickup to skip the lines if possible.  

Race Contact Info

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

This event supports the Fetching Tails Foundation, a 501c3 Illinois based non-breed specific rescue committed to saving dogs regardless of breed, age, and physical ability.  Our foundation is committed to lowering euthanasia rates by rescuing adoptable dogs from high kill shelters and other animal intake facilities and placing them in approved adopted homes.  We are dedicated to helping our community through educational programs and combined efforts for spay & neuter clinics.


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Referral Bonus

Refer Friends = Earn Cash Back!

*Referred Participants Must Use Your Referral Code that you receive at checkout to be tracked

How It Works:

1) You Receive a Referral Link at Checkout upon registering for the race

2) Send that link to your friends

3) Sit Back and Cash in:

5 Friends Sign Up = You get $25 Back

10 Friends Sign Up = We buy you a 6 Pack of Church Street Beer

20 Friends Sign Up = We'll send you home with a Pony Keg from Church Street!


Church Street Brewing Company


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