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The Malta Seedling Project is hosting The 5K Tractor Trot again!!
Come support our community, no experience needed. Any level of physical fitness, you can walk, jog or run the course. Sideline cheerleaders are welcome also!
The Malta Seedling Project strives to bring awareness of all the wonderful opportunities Malta provides: families, businesses and organizations wishing to develop and enhance our community and lives.
Proceeds from this race will continue the Malta Seedling Project’s current activities and offer new opportunities. Community beautification, Community Garden Club of vegetables & flowers, Music in the Park, Movie in the Park, Family Fishing Derby, Fall Garland Festival are some of the AMAZING achievements brought to our community.
New welcome signage, flower beds within the Village, a walk/bike path between town & our local subdivision are a few developments already completed along with an upcoming magnificent Mural to highlight our Malta history and heritage!
To promote fitness and healthy lifestyles for everyone we encourage your participation. Whether you are running your first 5k, striving for your personal best, looking for family time or enjoy a little competition, this event is for you. The race will be chip timed & with a rolling start. Immediately following the regular race, we will be hosting a Kid’s Dash at the Lion’s Park track. Details coming soon.
Please join the Malta Seedling Project as a participant or spectator Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 8 a.m. in support of our special community, and have some fun!
Awards will be as follows: (TBD)
Prices: $30 pre-registration (deadline 6/10/22)
$35 race day
Kid's Fun Run Information
2 - 4 years old - 50 yards
5 - 7 years old - 150 yards
8 - 12 years old - 300 yards
Please contact Brenda Jergens at firstname.lastname@example.org or with any questions or comments. The event will be held Saturday June 11, 2022. Race day registration will be available from 6:30 until 7:30 and check-in begin at 7:30 a.m. The run/walk start time is 8:15 a.m. following opening ceremonies at 8:00 am. Registration, check-in, start, and finish will be located at the Malta Lions Park, 409 N 4th Street, Malta, IL 60150.
*Must register by 11:59 PM May 19, 2022 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
***Disclaimer - This event may have to transition to a virtual event or have additional guidelines in place to ensure the safety of all involved. This is dependent on the regulations in place due to COVID-19 at the time of the event.
Current Covid Safety Guidelines: none. With that in mind, please observe the following guidelines;
If you have a fever, are feeling ill or have been in recent contact with someone unrecovered from COVID-19, please do NOT come to the event.
NO SPITTING! Participants should carry their own tissues or hand towel for spitting, blowing nose, wiping sweat, etc., before, during and after their race.
Race Day Safety Guidelines:
Please understand our goal is to provide a family friendly, fun event where everyone can “Come and Run/Walk Safely”.
Water stations on the course and finish lines will be self serve. Volunteers will not be handing out water to eliminate contact.
Participants whose actions do not meet the above expectations, and/or are creating a risk for themselves or others, will be asked to leave the event.
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