Race the Dead

Fri October 28, 2022 Towanda, IL 61776 US Directions

Race The Dead - With Shirt

$20 5:56PM CDT Registration ends October 12, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT

Race The Dead - No Shirt

$8 5:56PM CDT Registration ends October 27, 2022 at 5:56pm CDT
19578 N 1960 East Rd
Towanda, IL US 61776

Registration Opens September 15, 2022

$20 with shirt ($2 LRC member discount)

Shirt is long sleeve technical with a seasonal image.
NOTE: Registration with shirt is only open until October 12.

Entry without Shirt is $8 ($2 LRC member discount)

And is open for on-line registration through October 27.

19578 N 1960 East Rd
Towanda, IL US 61776


Race the Dead is a fun run opportunity to dress up and scare your fellow runners, hosted out of Kicks Bar and Grill in Towanda.  The course is a flat 5K in length, but some don't make it past the first water stop.  Scenic luminaries line the old RT 66 course and you run past the historic haunted Towanda cemetery on this out and back course.  

While the luminaries gorgeously define the course, we recommend you bring a flashlight, especially if you are a slower runner. Costumes are not required, but if you dress in your favorite Halloween costume you may win a prize.

Runners can hit the single water stop twice.  The stop is located about .4 miles from the start or finish and offers water as well as some seasonal treats and refreshments.

Entry fee includes a coupon for a soft drink or beer at Kicks.

Race start is at sundown in Towanda which will be 5:56 PM.  Could have some noise makers at the start, and depending on wind conditions the race will start +/- 60 seconds of 5:56 PM at sundown.


Questions? Contact Kirby Cheek at kirby_j_cheek@msn.com or call 309 533-8689.  Leave a message and we will call you back.

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