Sat March 28, 2020 Lawrenceville, IL 62439 US Directions
Southern Illinois Spring Classic Half Marathon & 5K has been CANCELLED DUE TO Covaid-19 HEALTH CONCERNS

In order to ensure the safety of our runners, we have cancelled the race.
This has been a very difficult decision for us here at SISC.  This event was started many years ago and has been a great event to look for to in our town.
Not knowing how long all this situation will last it is difficult to determine another date when this situation will all be over.

You have options below if you have already signed up. 
Please keep in mind that many races big and small relay on registrations and sponsorship to keep the race going.
If you cannot make a future date please consider donating the registration to help out our school.

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

1900 Cedar St.
Lawrenceville, IL US 62439

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Parkside Elementary School
1900 Cedar St.,
Lawrenceville, IL 62439

Friday, March 27, 2020:
6pm-7pm: Early packet pick-up

Saturday, March 28, 2020:
7:30 - 12:00 a.m. -- Pancake Breakfast in school cafeteria (provided at no cost to runners -- free will offering for all others)
6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. -- Registration and Packet Pickup
8:00 a.m. -- Half Marathon Start and 5K Run/Walk Start.
9:00 a.m. -- Kids Half Marathon Start
10:30 -- Half Marathon/5K Awards and $500 Cash Prize Drawing**

Registration Fees:
$55 for Half Marathon,
$25 per person for 5K Run/Walk,
$15 per person for Kids Half Marathon.

Registration includes race entry, T-shirt*, packet, and medal for 1/2 marathon participants. Rain or shine, no refunds.
*Same day registrations accepted.

However, entries must be received by March 6, 2018 or T-shirts aren’t guaranteed and a late registration fee of $10 for the ½ marathon and 5k will be added.

Early bird registration for Half is $50 before 12/31/2019.

**Must be present to win.

Race Packet Pick-up:  Packet pick-up will be located in the gym at Parkside Elementary School, 1900 Cedar St., Lawrenceville, IL 62439.  
Friday: 6pm - 7pm
Saturday: 6:30am - 7:45am

Course:  The SISC Half Marathon starts at Parkside Elementary School, continues through Lawrenceville, winds through the Lawrence County countryside and ends on the new Lawrenceville High School track.  The 13.1 mile course is mostly flat.  The course will officially close 4 hours after the start time.  Please be advised that portions of the course will remain open to traffic.  

The 5K course starts at Parkside Elementary School, continues through Lawrenceville and ends on the new Lawrenceville High School track.  The course is mostly flat.  Please be advised that portions of the course will remain open to traffic.  

The final mile of the Kids Half Marathon route begins at Parkside Elementary School and ends on the Lawrenceville High School track.  The kids will be led through the final mile by adult volunteers.  There will also adults along the course to guide the kids, and adults following behind the last runner.  For more information about the Kids Half click here:  

Timing: Bib timing will be provided by To The Finish, LLC.  You must pick up your official race bib at the designated packet pick-up time.  Please attach the official bib to the front of your shirt prior to the race.  If you do not have a bib, you will not be timed.    

Race Number:  Pin your race number/bib to the front of your shirt, plainly and visably to race officials, drivers, photographers and spectators.  All participants must wear an official race number/bib.

Health and Safety:  Drink fluids before, during and after the race.  Stay hydrated!  There will be 7 water stations along the course.  Three of these stations will also offer Gatorade.  Traffic control will be provided by SISC volunteers and the Lawrenceville Police Dept.  However, please be advised that although volunteers along the course will deter traffic to the best of their ability, safety is ultimately your own responsibility.  Watch for traffic!

First Aid Stations:  First aid will be provided by Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.  There will be several stations throughout the course located near water stations.  Ambulance support will also be on hand.  

Portable Toilets:  Portable toilets will be located throughout the course.

Awards:  All 5k and Half Marathon participants will be entered into a drawing for a $500 Cash Prize! You must be present to win the $500 Cash Prize.  All half marathon participants will receive a medal.  

Awards will  be given to the top male and female finishers in each age group and must be claimed at the event.  The age groups are as follows:|
5K                                                                             Half Marathon
17 and Under                                                                      19 and Under
18-24                                                                                     20-29
25-29                                                                                     30-39
30-34                                                                                    40-49
35-39                                                                                     50-59
40-44                                                                               60 and Over 
65 and Over

Volunteer:  If you would like to volunteer for this event, please go to the "Contact Us" tab and send us an email or call one of the Event Coordinators.  We would love to have your help!

Breakfast:  Kids Shopping Day will host a pancake breakfast in the school cafeteria from 7:30am-Noon.  The breakfast is free to all runners and is free will offering to all others.  

Parking:  Free parking is available to all at the Parkside Elementary School. 

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