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Arny Johnson 5k - 10 mile

Sun April 21, 2024 Loves Park, IL 61111 US Directions



8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

10 mile

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT


The 39th Annual Arny Johnson run/walk will be held on Sunday, April  21, 2024, 8am at Woodward - Rock Cut Campus (1 Woodward Way, Loves Park, Il 61111) 

The race is at the exact location as last year, starting and finishing at the Woodward Campus. 5k circles the Woodward campus, and then it goes out along Willow Creek Path. The 10-mile also circles the Woodward campus and follows Willow Creek Path. The Final course is TBD (depending on Rock Cut Construction)

There is a 5k and a 10-mile run/walk. The races will be a gun start all at the same time. 

This is a Kid Friendly Race. All 18 and under are $15 (price adjustment at check out.)

There will be one water stop for the 10-mile course. When leaving and re-entering the Willow Creek Path near the dam, you will pass it twice.

The event is hosted by the Rockford Road Runners, Inc., with proceeds going to Annie's Locker.  

RACE SWAG: Fleece Blanket 

AWARDS:   Age Group Awards: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 5-year increments up to 75+

There will be an awards ceremony for just the first place male and female soon after their finish. All other finishers can check with the awards table to receive their award. (awards will not be mailed)

Early Packet Pickup:  Saturday the 20th of April at Runners' Image 10 am-3 pm 219 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104 -  

Shoe sale: Runners' Image will hold a shoe sale at the early pickup and race day. Stop by for great prices on running shoes! 219 E State St, Rockford, IL 61104

Race Day Packet Pickup: Sunday, April 21st, from 7:00 am to 8:00 am  at  Woodward - Rock Cut Campus (1 Woodward Way. Loves, Park, IL 61111)  

Race Day Sign-up: There will be a race day sign-up, but the price will be $50.

Course Map: Click Here>>> COURSE MAP

Course Records: It will all be new this year as new courses!

***  Please note: Willow Creek Path is narrow.  For runner safety and due to our insurance requirements, we cannot allow strollers or pets.

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1 Woodward Way
Loves Park, IL US 61111

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