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A fun and friendly evening FREE 5K on a course winding through the Hammel Woods Forest Preserve in Shorewood. This race will be professionally timed and the results will be posted.
The race will start at 6:00PM. The race will start near the hidden shelter of the park. Please use the entrance on Rte 59/Brook Forest Road. Course marshals will be placed to guide participants and conduct Strollers and leashed pets are welcome. No rollerblades or skateboards please. There will be mile markers and one staffed water table on the course.
Race day registration is 5:00-5:40PM but must be done online only. All participants must sign a waiver which is included in the online registration. Children under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian; this can be done online. There is no pre-race packet pick-up. All participants must check-in at the race site to receive their race bib. (Race is full so there will be no race day registration)
Directions/Parking: There are two entrances to Hammel Woods. Please enter using the entrance on Route 59 (554 Brook Forest Road). Since there is limited parking in this lot, we encourage car-pooling. Once this lot fills up, additional parking is available at one of the other parking areas in the preserve. The park closes at sundown, so please plan to exit by 8:00PM.
Water and sports drink will be provided after the race. You may bring your own beverages to share with your family, friends, and fellow participants.
Race results will be posted online in overall and age group formats.
This race is being organized as a fundraiser on behalf of our partner school, Sator Sanchez Elementary School in Joliet. Please consider donating new/unused school supplies for students in K-4th grade. The school has also identified a need for new joggers, t-shirts, underwear, and socks for kinds ages 5-10 years old. We will have a box available on the day of the race for all in-kind donations. Alternatively, if you don't have time to shop, you can make a donation via credit card here on the donation link on this website. We will also accept checks made payable to PSRR. 100% of the funds donated will be to Sator Sanchez Elementary.
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