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Summer is nearly here and usually that means we are making final plans for the OSD 5k Run. Unfortunately Covid19 has impacted all our lives significantly. As a result we are saddened to announce that we have canceled the 2020 OSD 5K Run. Please note that the 2020 OSD Festival has also been canceled due to Covid19.
The OSD 5K is one of the major fund raisers for the Carrie Lynn Children's Center. We do NOT plan to make any direct refunds for those who have already sign up for the race. With the race canceled and so no fund raising event we would like those who have already signed up to consider donating your signup fee to the Carrie Lynn Center.
We will be reaching out to everyone who has signed up via e-mail informing them of their options
We look forward to seeing everyone back for the 2021 OSD 5K
John Schamell Race Director
Additional race information can be found at http://www.osd5k.com/.
Check-In, Packet Pick-up & Late Registration: 7:00-7:30 am
Colors Presentation & National Anthem: 7:45 am
Runner Start: 8:00 am
Walker & Zero-K Start: 8:10 am
Course Closes: 9:10 am
Awards & Raffle Prize Presentation: 9:00-11:00 am (awards start at 9:15 am)
OSD Parade Start: 12:00 pm
The 5k Course will Start and Finish at HHS - south parking lot. The out-and-back course runs east bound on the Rockton Bike Path to the turnaround at Hononegah Forest Preserve entrance, then west bound back to HHS. The course is USATF certified. Final documents and mapping can be found on our course page.
How to Register
Registration can be completed through our mail-in form or through our (preferred method) secured online registration service.
Mail-In—Complete the registration form (PDF-Page #22) and mail the form with payment to: Carrie Lynn Children's Center, Attn: OSD5K REGISTRATION, 826 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103. Payment must be made in check, payable to Rockton Lions OSD5K.
Online—Click on the RunSignUp.com link from our website or scan the posted QR to complete the short process.
Early-registration (online & mail-in) will close on 5/29/2020 at 6 a.m. Late (online) registration will close on 6/16/2020 at 6 a.m. After that, late registration will only be available at early packet pick-up and race day until 7:30 a.m. Late registration must be made in person using cash, check, or credit card (square enabled). Shirts/swag will not be provided for late registrants unless available. No refunds (including inclement weather cancellation) or shirt exchanges will be allowed.
Adult - $30
Child - $20 - (Child = 12 years of age and under)
OSD ZERO-K (ALL the FUN & NONE of the RUN)
All Ages - $30
Late Registration for both OSD5K & OSD ZERO-K - $40 - (After 5/29/2020 @ 6 a.m.).
350 Maximum Participants.
All OSD5K participants will receive the 2019 OSD5K medal, OSD5K Tech-shirt (male/female sizing), OSD 4-day Festival Pass, and other race related goodies in their OSD5K Swag Bag.
All OSD ZERO-K participants will receive the OSD5K Tech-shirt and OSD 4-day Festival Pass.
Professional electronic bib-chip timing will be provided to all registered OSD5K participants. See our results page for more information on bib-chip timing and OSD5K race results on the day of the race.
8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Awards - OSD5K Medal & Winner Concert Badge
1. First 350 registered participants will receive the OSD5K Medal.
2. Top overall male & female finishers will receive the OSD5K Medal, OSD5K Winner Concert Badge and a Meet & Greet pass for 6/20.
3. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male & female finishers of each age division will receive the OSD5K Medal and the OSD5K Winner Concert Badge
The Winner Concert Badge will allow FREE entry to Concert stage on Saturday, 6/20.
Prizes will be pre-drawn randomly after June 12th, 2020 by the race director. Prizes have included 30/90-day single & couple gym memberships, Rockford Speedway Family 4-Packs, a free stay at Hotel Goodwin, Fleet Feet gift cards, 1-hour massages, sports tickets, sports memorabilia, Sam Villa hair dryers/flat irons, gym gear/bags and nutritional supplement kits in the past. Awards and raffle prizes must be claimed at early packet pick up or post-run presentation and will not be mailed.
Our Run Charity
All proceeds from the OSD5K Run-Walk, OSD ZERO-K & Rockton Firemen's Association Pancake Breakfast will benefit the Carrie Lynn Children's Center. Please see our charity page to learn more about the center and what they do for both Winnebago and Boone County residents.
2014 OSD5K Donation: $3,800.00
2015 OSD5K Donation: $6,000.00
2016 OSD5K Donation: $6,500.00
2017 OSD5K Donation: $6,250.00
2018 OSD5K Donation: $7,500.00
2019 OSD5K Donation: $5,500
Free parking will be provided in the north portion of the Hononegah High School main parking lot. Registrants and guests are encouraged to car pool to save space since a portion of the lot will be barricaded for the race activities. Please enter the parking lot from the Salem Street entrance (west side of campus). The main entrance on East Main Street will be closed to protect runners/walkers. Follow the OSD5K Course link for directions.
We have added a virtual race for all non-runners or walkers that want to help CLCC from their couch. OSD ZERO-K participants still receive the OSD5K shirt and OSD festival pass. Those that do join us race day can line-up with our walkers and finish their race at the starting line.
Early Packet Pick-Up
Early packet pick-up will be offered on, June 16th & 17th, 2020, between 3-7 p.m. at Rockton Commons, 330 East Main Street in Rockton. Participants are encouraged to use this opportunity to pick-up your race swag, so you have your festival pass for the opening of OSD.
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Race Director Michelle Masters and CLCC Director Kathy Pomahac promotional interview with WIFR 23.
Our PI handout provide a complete overview of the event, past participant stats/reviews, and details about our charity. (reduced pdf)
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