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On March 26, 2023 KSD of Lawrence County will be hosting its 14th annual Southern Illinois Spring Classic 5K run/walk.
The 2023 race will be the 13th year for the Half-Marathon.
Race Website for more info:
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Parkside Elementary School
1900 Cedar St.,
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
---------- Schedule of Events ----------
Friday, March 24
6-7 pm: Early packet pick up
**Due to COVID-please drive up to location and we will hand you your packet.**
Saturday, March 25
6:30-7:45 am: Registration and Packet Pick Up
8:00 am: Half Marathon Start and 5K Run/Walk Start
10:30 am: Half Marathon/ 5K Awards
Half Marathon- $50 till January 31st.
$60 January 1st-March 13th
$70 March 14th-25th
5K- $20 January 31st.
$25 till March 13th
$35 till March 14th-25th
Registration includes race entry, T-shirt*, packet, and medal for 1/2 marathon participants. Rain or shine, no refunds.
*Same day registrations accepted.
Entries must be received by March 6, 2023 or T-shirts aren’t guaranteed.
Race Day FAQ
Virtual Races: We are offering a Virtual 5K or Half Marathon to those that would rather not be at an event. All prices for the Virtual events are $5 more to be able to ship the packet to your door with a medal if you did the half. You will be able to enter your time on a website.
Race Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be located outside at Parkside Elementary School, 1900 Cedar St., Lawrenceville, IL 62439. Due to COVID, we will be asking that you drive up to the location and we will hand you the packets. Friday: 6pm - 7pm Saturday: 6:30am - 7:45am
*In years prior we were able to use the inside of the gymnasium but due to COVID we are not allowed inside the school building. The entire event will be outside. We encourage you to bring chairs and outdoor canopies.*
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.
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 visibly 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! All volunteers and race workers will be wearing masks due to COVID.
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 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
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!
Parking: Free parking is available to all at the Parkside Elementary School.
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