2021 Fast Cat 5k/10k, 10K Relay and Kids One Mile

Sat April 3, 2021 Directions
Plainfield North High School, 12005 S 248th Street, Plainfield IL

We are excited to race with you again in 2021!

Join us for the 10th Annual FastCat 5k/10k and 10k relay!!
Celebrate 10 great years of racing with us on April 3, 2021 at Plainfield North High School. This is a fast, flat USATF certified course that benefits the Plainfield North High School Track and Field team. TO CELEBRATE OUR 10th YEAR, WE ARE BRINGING BACK THE 10K RELAY!!  
 Note that FastCat is the track team's only fundraiser! 
Event details:
FastCat will take place rain or shine!  All runners registered by March 17th will be guaranteed a technical 10 year anniversary event T and goodie bag. After March 17th ~T shirt is based on availability.  Click Here for Covid safety measures. * We will follow guidelines in place at the time of the event. (Such as facemarks must be worn up until the starting gun goes off and put back on immediately after finishing.) The race will start in waves of 25 runners of less. Dogs and strollers are allowed but we ask that they start at the back of their heat. 

8:00 - Kids 1 Mile - Heat 1
8:03 - Kids 1 Mile - Heat 2 (if necessary)
8:18 - HS Runners - Heat 1
8:21 - HS Runners  - Heat 2 (if necessary)
8:25 - Elite 10K and 10K Relay
8:30 - 10K Open and 5K Open heats begin and run every 3 minutes

Bib Pickup
Thursday 4/1 5:00PM - 7:00PM at DNA Athletics (24210 W Lockport St, Plainfield, IL 60544)
Friday 4/2 4:00PM - 7:00PM at DNA Athletics (24210 W Lockport St, Plainfield, IL 60544)
Saturday 4/3 6:30AM - 8:00AM at the Race Site

Pre Registration closes Wednesday night at Midnight.  Participants must register online in advance.  No paper registration will be offered. 
If capacity remains, late registration will only be offered online, and will not be available after 7:45AM race day.

Start Time Selection
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Start Line

Line up on the designated markings (6 feet apart) no earlier than 2 minutes before your designated time.  Participants must remain socially distant from one another at the start line.  Please line up on the markings provided.

Awards Categories
5K: Top 3 Male/Female Overall, and Top 3 M/F in each Age Group (14 and under, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
10K Elite: Top 3 Male/Female Overall.  Additionally, the Top 1 Male and Top 1 Female will each win $100. Note: To win an overall award or cash in the 10K race you must race in the Elite division.  Additionally, elite runners are not eligible for age group awards.
10K Open: Top 3 M/F in each Age Group (18 and under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)
10K Relay: Top 3 Relays Overall.
Kids: Top 3 Boys Overall and Top 3 Girls Overall.

Results will not be posted on site.  Participants who opted in will receive a text message with their time shortly after crossing the finish line.
Results will be updated throughout the day at www.ItsRaceTime.com/Results.aspx?ID=2434 

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
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