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4th Mile

Kick off race weekend 2017 in style by joining us at the 4th Mile, a high-energy event in conjunction with the Presence Health 5K Run/Walk on Friday, April 21.

Starting at 6:30 p.m.and located just outside Memorial Stadium on Kirby Ave. (see the area map for location), the 4th Mile is the perfect place for you to kick up some excitement before your Saturday race and where you can celebrate with your friends after the Presence Health 5K. Your 5K entry includes one ticket for a beer (for entrants 21 and older), courtesy of the race and Fat City Bar and Grill, with your race number as your ticket. We will be featuring beer from Riggs Beer Company. The Illini Radio Group will host the event, which runs until 10:00 p.m.

Champaign-Urbana-based band 90’s Daughter will take center stage from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. to entertain runners and their families after the race.

In addition to live music, there will be food trucks as well as a beer tent and activities for the kids. (The official, complimentary 5K postrace food is served in the Great West Hall of Memorial Stadium. All the food at the 4th Mile is for purchase.)

For more information about the 4th Mile or how to get involved, contact Marsha Osterbur at 217-840-3290.