Rotary Run Charity Classic

Sun October 4, 2020 Hinsdale, IL US 60521 Directions
Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the race start?
Just east of The Community House, in Robbins Park
415 West 8th Street
Hinsdale, Illinois 60521

How can I register?
Online registration is open until Friday October 2nd at 4pm. You can register in person at The Community House Saturday, October 3 from 9:00am - 2:00pm and race day before the events starting at 6:30am.  Please note: Race day, October 4 registrations may not be chip timed and any registration after 9/25 is not guaranteed a t-shirt!

Why should I run the Rotary Run Charity Classic?
This event supports the Rotary Club in it's international and local efforts, including these local non-profit organizations:
The Community House
D181 Foundation
Hinsdale Hospital Foundation
Rotary Foundation
Hansen Center-Ray Graham Association

Where does all the money go?
All monies cover event expenses and proceeds support the Rotary Club and the charitable beneficiaries.  

Where do I park?
There is plenty of street parking within several blocks of The Community House. Additional parking is located at Madison School, 611 S Madison St, Hinsdale, IL 60521 at the Hinsdale Central High School, 5550 S Grant St, Hinsdale, IL 60521.

Where is gear check?
Gear check will be at the front desk of The Community House.  

How much does it cost to run the race?
Early Bird: March 1st-July 6th, $20 individual/$75 family
Flash Sale: June 2nd at 10am-June 3rd 11pm, $15 individual/$55 family
Regular: July 7th-Septemver 28th, $25 individual/$95 family
Last Minute: September 29th-October 4th, $30 individual/$100 family

October 2, 2019 at 4pm, online registration closes. 
October 3, 2019 9:00AM - 2:00PM: On Site registration, Packet and T-Shirt Pick-up at The Community House, 415 West 8th Street, Hinsdale, IL 60521 

How do I get my results?
If you are chip timed, there are two ways to find your results. 1) Check the Board at the conclusion of the race 2) Check HERE for official results. Results are typically available about 3 hours after the event. 

2019 Results HERE 
2018 Results HERE
2017 Results HERE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
What happens if there is inclement weather?
The race will use a color coded event alert system.  If dangerous weather conditions exist, the race will be stopped.  Due to the nature of this fundraising event, refunds are not offered for cancelled events or events shortened by safety conditions.   

 What is and is not allowed on the course?
The 10K and 5K runs do not allow bicycles, in-line skates, other wheeled vehicles (except wheelchairs and hand cranks) and dogs.   Baby joggers and strollers are allowed in all events, but must line up at the back of the start line for the 10K and 5K runs.  

Can I get involved with the race without running?
Absolutely! You can make a donation that will go directly to supporting the non-profit charitable beneficiaries by clicking the GIVE box above.
Additionally, we need hundreds of volunteers to make the race happen. There are plenty of spots to volunteer on your own or as a group. Everyone gets a t-shirt, other fun perks and the glory of being a volunteer hero. Check out our Volunteer page.  

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