The Lake Run

Sat May 7, 2022 Hudson, IL 61748 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
Countdown to the Lake Run!
We can't wait to see you at this year's race!
Please complete registration prior to arriving on site.


8:30AM CDT
Please complete registration prior to arriving on site.

4.37 Mile

9:00AM CDT
Please complete registration prior to arriving on site.

3 Mile Walk (Untimed)

9:00AM CDT

Important!  Your safety is important to us.  Please take the time to review the Social Distancing Guidelines in place for the 2022 race. 

Please note, there will be no paper registration offering at any point.  You must register online before registration closes or the distance of your choice sells out. 

The first Lake Run, a loop around Lake Bloomington, was held in 1982 and had 224 finishers. The race became an annual event, added a shorter loop and continues to grow each year.  In addition to the standard age group classifications, the race has footpounder classes for men over 220 lb and women over 190 lb, as well as footpounder light: 190-219 lb (men) and 150lb - 179lb  (women).

You can select from the 12K or 4.37 Mile races, each have chip timing and race results posted live during the event.

17485 E 2500 Rd N
Hudson, IL US 61748
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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for The Lake Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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