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Ribbons of Hope 5k

Sat May 11, 2024 Mokena, IL 60448 US Directions
Run Like a Mother!


Ribbons of Hope 5k

$50 $30 9:00AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT Price increases after March 15, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Ribbons of Hope Virtual 5k

$30 Price increases after March 15, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

1 Mile Walk

$25 9:00AM CDT Registration ends May 11, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT


Join us for an awesome and fun family friendly 5k run/walk event to celebrate Mother's Day on Saturday May 11th!  All proceeds from this event are used to support our fundraising mission to support local charities in our community.

Due to the popularity of this event, we are offering wave start times at 9am and 10:30am.

In addition to supporting a great cause, this event will also be a great time and a great opportunity to score some awesome race swag!

And if you're not able to participate in the live event don't worry... we also have a virtual race and we'll ship your race gear at no additional charge and you can complete the run/walk virtually at any time and location that you choose!

Registration Includes:

  • Awesome Super Soft T-Shirt
  • Custom Race Bib 
  • Age Group Awards
  • Chip Timed 5k Run/Walk
  • Live Results Posted Online

*More perks and goodies are on the way.. check back soon for more info!

Run Like a Mother!

Race Swag


Food & Entertainment

Following the event please stick around for music, food trucks, and a mother's day party celebration!  The Creamery will be on site with delicious goodies after the event!



This event is hosted by volunteers from the Lincoln-Way GFWC of Illinois.  We are a not-for-profit organization that develops individual talents and provides an atmosphere to promote self-growth, broaden the interests of its members and to promote social, educational, civic and philanthropic projects for our community.  Learn more by clicking here

Proceeds from this year's event will be used to assist the Lincoln-Way Marching Band as they work towards competing in the 2025 Rose Bowl Parade on a national stage!  Please consider making an additional donation to support their mission, and thank you for participating in this event! 


Hickory Creek Forest Preserve
21063 Prestancia Dr
Mokena, IL US 60448

Packet Pickup

Skip the lines and join us at packet pickup (Location TBD)

Thursday, May 9th (6-7:30pm)

*Pickup will also be available on race day

Race Photos

This race features FREE RACE PHOTOS!  Make sure that your bib is showing and you can search for your pics after the event on the Photos Page (click here)



The course route is a paved out and back route through the beautiful Hickory Creek Forest Preserve.  This is a fast course and does include some minor hills and inclines but you're rewarded with awesome views through the preserve. 

Click here for an interactive map

Virtual Race

Not able to attend the live event but still want to get involved?  Sign up for the virtual 5k and we'll ship you your race swag and send you a link so you can complete your 5k any time and location that you want and post your results online (optional).  The results page will be open for the entire month of May. 



Huge thanks to our Sponsors for supporting this event!  We are still accepting sponsors for this event!  Interested in sponsoring?  Please contact us using the button below for more information!

Race Contact Info

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Race Results

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