Race route starts and finishes at North Park! Click here to register online now!
For all ages, our 6th year running of 5K through the streets of Franklin Park is being held on Saturday, September 14. The race starts and ends at North Park beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The Parks Foundation will be hosting the 6th annual 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk. Join us for this healthy start to Fall. Residents of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Park District of Franklin Park for this special event. This race creates an opportunity for the community to achieve a fitness goal and enjoy fall through the neighborhood streets of Franklin Park.
All participants will receive a t-shirt and post-race refreshments. Also, prizes will be awarded to the top finishers and everyone receives a medal when they cross the finish line. An adult must accompany runners under twelve years old, and everyone can come out and cheer on their family, friends, and neighbors!
In addition to the 5K we will also host a Kids Mini Mile through North Park. For Kids 12 and under, come show off your skills along the path at North Park. All participants receive a t-shirt, medal and post race refreshments.
All proceeds generated by the 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk support the Parks Foundation of Franklin Park and its goals The Parks Foundation is dedicated to identifying and responding to recreation opportunities through community leadership and support. If you are unable to participate in the race, consider dedicating a tree, brick, or bench in Franklin Park to commemorate a special occasion or remember a loved one.
Registration forms are due by Friday, September 13 at 5:00 pm. to receive the $20 rate. They are available at the all Park District facilities and online at www.fpparks.org
. For additional information, please contact the Community Center at (847) 455 -2852, or go on-line to our website for registration and race route information.
Kids Mini Mile
- Ages 12 & under
- 1 mile race, not timed
- Saturday, September 14 at 10:00 a.m.
- North Park, (Walking Path)
- Fee: $10/child
5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk
- All ages (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult)
- 5K (3.1 miles)
- Saturday, September 14 at 9:00 a.m.
- Start and finish at North Park
- Run through the streets of Franklin Park
- $20 – payment received by 5:00 p.m. on September 13
- $25 – race day registration