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BUSEY ILLINOIS YOUTH RUN

3:00PM

SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 2017

IllinoisRelay7.inddADDITIONAL NOTES:

The Youth Run will be run entirely inside Memorial Stadium. The route is roughly 1K in length (slightly longer than half a mile). Each heat will start separately at the south end of the football field, make several loops north and south on the field, and then finish at the 50-yard-line.

For every youth run entry, you’ll receive a parent/guardian race bib, at NO charge, so a parent or guardian who can run with the youngster.

Rain date: Sunday, April 23 at 3:00 p.m. Children older than 10 should participate in the 5K.

Youth Run Instructions

THE COURSE

 The route is roughly 1K in length (slightly longer than half a mile). Each heat will start separately at the south end of the football field, make several loops north and south on the field, and then finish at the 50-yard-line.

ENTRY FEE

The entry fee is $12 through Friday, April 21.
On race day, April 22, the entry fee is $15.
Online registration for the youth run closes at midnight on Sunday, April 16. Additional registrations will be available starting April 19 and continue through the expo on April 20 and 21, and on race day, April 22, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

REGISTER

REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICKUP

Participants and their parents can register and pick up youth run
race packets and instructions on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday:

  • Thursday, April 20 during the Health & Fitness Expo at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, April 21 during the Health & Fitness Expo at the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 22, at Memorial Stadium (Great East Hall) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

(Race packets for all other events can only be picked up on Thursday
and Friday at the Health & Fitness Expo.)

Youth Run Instructions

GOODIES

Youth run entrants all get an awesome 100% cotton pre-shrunk T-shirt (navy), a drawstring backpack, and a finisher’s medal.

Post race food includes Wisconsin Mac And Cheese from Noodles & Company, delicious cookies from Einstein Bros. Bagels, chocolate milk from Prairie Farms, and other goodies.

To guarantee a shirt, you must register by April 12. Youth shirt sizes
run as follows: Youth XS (2-4), Youth S (6-8), Youth M (10-12), Youth L
(14-16), Youth XL (18-20).

If you want to put something into the Youth Run goody bag,
download the Youth Run Goody Bag Insert Form.
All inserts must be received by March 22, 2017.

AGE GROUPS

Children will run in separate races or heats, according to age. There
is also a sibling heat. Children older than 10 should participate in the
5K. Parents can run with their children. All entrants (and any
accompanying parent) should be able to cover the distance (a little
over half a mile) on their own two feet.

CHARITABLE PARTNERCUSFlogo_4C_sm

The CU Schools Foundation is a Charitable Partner of the Christie
Clinic Illinois Marathon. A portion of every Busey Illinois Youth Run
entry will be donated to CU Schools Foundation.