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Rockton Lions Old Settlers Days 5K

Sat June 17, 2023 Rockton, IL 61072 US Directions


Rockton Lions OSD 5K - Adult

8:00AM CDT
Open to ages 13 - 85.

Rockton Lions OSD 5K - Child

8:00AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 12.

Rockton Lions OSD ZEROK

Open to ages 1 - 85.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Hononegah High School, 307 Salem Street
Rockton, IL US 61072


Run for Carrie Lynn....


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 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 link from our website or scan the posted QR to complete the short process.

Early-registration (online & mail-in) will close on 5/28/2023 at 6 a.m. Late (online) registration will close on 6/16/2023 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. 

Registration Fee

OSD5K Run/Walk

All ages $30

OSD ZERO-K   (ALL the FUN & NONE of the RUN)

All Ages - $30

Late Registration for both OSD5K & OSD ZERO-K - $40 - (After 5/28/2022 @ 6 a.m.).  

350 Maximum Participants.


All OSD5K participants will receive 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.

Age Divisions

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.  Top overall male & female finishers will receive concert ticket and a Meet & Greet pass for 6/18.

2. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place male & female finishers of each age division will receive OSD concert ticket for 6/18

Our Run Charity

All proceeds from the OSD5K Run-Walk and OSD ZERO-K 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

2020 - Race Canceled 

2021 - Race Canceled

2022 OSD5K Donation - $6,900


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.

OSD Zero-K

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 14th & 15th, 2023, 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.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


WIFR Interview

Race Director Michelle Masters and CLCC Director Kathy Pomahac promotional interview with WIFR 23.

OSD5K Start Video

2019 OSD 5K drone video of race start provide by Brian Elmer.

OSD5K Public Information Handout

Our PI handout provide a complete overview of the event, past participant stats/reviews, and details about our charity. (reduced pdf)


MapMyRun Map


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