Location: La Grange Park, IL US 60525 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Richmond Avenue & Waiola Avenue
145 N. Waiola Avenue
La Grange Park, IL US 60525
Events
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5K Run/Walk
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8:30AM CDT - 9:45AM CDT
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Fun Run (ages 10 & under)
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8:00AM CDT - 8:20AM CDT
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Junior Falcon Club (JFC) 100 yd Dash (1st grade and younger, FREE)
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8:20AM CDT - 8:25AM CDT
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Fun for Everyone!
Participants 18-years-old & under receive $10 off 5K (price listed above) at checkout.
All ages are welcome to register for the 5K. Children 10 & under may register for the Kids' Fun Run (not timed, no official results, approx. 0.5 mile) and receive a race shirt.
Free Falcon 100 yard dash for 1st graders-preschoolers hosted by the Junior Falcon Club!
Strollers and walkers welcome; grab a friend, grandparent, or neighbor and join us.
Description
2017 New course - Your official time starts and stops when YOU cross the Start/Finish line! 
Run or walk a family friendly flat, fast 5K (3.1 miles) through the beautiful, tree lined streets of Harding Woods in La Grange Park. Easy to spectate, USATF certified course
For the safety of all participants, strollers are welcome to lineup behind the runners. No other wheels (bicycles, in line skates, skateboards, etc.) allowed except for wheelchairs. No dogs allowed. Race held rain or shine. 
Benefits St. Francis Xavier School, La Grange. Pre- and post race activities held inside school. 
Registration Details
Registrants after 10/19/17 will receive a shirt after event. Register by midnight, Thurs., 10/19/17, to be guaranteed a 5K tech shirt in your selected size for race day and sponsor goody bag. 
Registration fee includes online processing fee and electronic timing chip. No refunds.
ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PRICES END 11/1/17 AT 11:59 PM. Register after that in person (+$5 to online price i.e.: ≤18 y.o. $30, >18, $40) at packet pick-up (Thur. 11/2 & Fri. 11/3, 2-7 pm) or race day at SFX Joyce Hall (7:00-8:00 am - note your race start time). Cash, check (to St. Francis Xavier), or credit card accepted. No need to register for the Junior Falcon Dash, join us at the start! 
Please allow 24 hours after registration for packet pick-up.
Packet Pick-Up
Packet pick-up 2-7 pm Thursday (11/2) and Friday (11/3) at St. Francis Xavier School., La Grange, or race day (see below). Please allow ample time to make it to the start of your race if picking up your packet on race day.
Race Day
Race day packet pick-up, registration, and gear check (use whatever bag you'd like) from 7:00 am-8:00 am at St. Francis Xavier School, Joyce Hall, 145 N. Waiola Ave. (LA GRANGE) south of Ogden Ave.; race starts north of Ogden Ave. in La Grange Park (approximately 0.2 miles away). Parking available on neighborhood streets on both sides of Ogden Ave., and school lot (entrance on Waiola Ave.); no parking on course.
Awards
Top 3 overall male and female 5K finishers to cross the line (gun time) will receive a custom award created by Lively Bottle. Age group medals will be presented to the top 3 M/F 5K finishers who are not overall winners in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, and adults (19 and over). Age group awards determined by electronic ("chip") time.
Race Results
Results will be posted within 24 hours of the event at Chicago Athlete, and on this website. 2017 Results are in! Click here: http://itsyourrace.com/results.aspx?id=10180.
Course Records (new course 2017):
Female: Victoria Cooke 21:04 (2017)
Male: Coby Hageman 18:31 (2017) 
Course Map

New 2017 USATF certified course (IL 17026WR). Timing provided by J3 Timing; your 5K time starts and ends when you cross the line! ALL EVENTS BEGIN AT 5K START/FINISH line. 

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Post-Race Celebration & Awards
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Please join us for refreshments immediately following the race at St. Francis Xavier School (Joyce Hall, 145 N. Waiola Ave., La Grange), served generously by many of our sponsors. Stop by our indoor Selfie Spot and share your post race smile with your friends!

Awards for the 5K Run will begin at 9:45 am. No awards are given for the Kids' Fun Runs.

Interested in Volunteering or Sponsorship?

Join us before, during, or after the race to volunteer! We can help you find a spot that fits you or your group. Contact us through the Race Contact Info button below. Sponsors click the Questions button below or contact jeafurlong@sbcglobal.net.

If you would like to make a contribution to St. Francis Xavier School, click here GiveCentral.org to support the St. Francis Falcon 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds benefit the Building Our Future campaign. Interested in creating your own fundraising page? Contact us through the Questions button.

Thank you for your support!

Race Contact Info

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

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Many thanks to the Village of La Grange Park, St. Francis Xavier Parish, our sponsors, and volunteers!

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2017 Results: http://itsyourrace.com/results.aspx?id=10180
Congratulations on finishing the 2017 St. Francis Falcon 5K! Please notify our official timer, J3 Timing, Tom@J3timing.com, with any discrepancy or questions about your results. Any updates will be posted on this site asap. 
2016 Results: http://timetoruntiming.com/results-2014/2016/11/5/falcon-5k

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