Run the Planets!
Sat, Mar 22
Pre-race packet pick-up available at the Museum Fri, Mar 21, 12-5 pm.
What is the Interplanetary 5K Race / 1 Mile Fitness Walk?
- A family-oriented Race/Walk for participants of all ages: 5K Race for all ages, 1 Mile Fitness Walk, 1/2 Mile Kids' Fun Run
- Walk or run through portions of the world's largest solar system model, an experience that is out of this world
- Participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the solar system from the Sun to Mars and back
- It's athletic, it's educational, it's fun for the whole family!
7:30 - 8:30 am - Race day packet pick-up and registration
9 am - 5K Race (refreshments following race)
9:05 am- 1 Mile Fitness Walk
9:30 am - Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run (awards following the run)
- Entirely flat course (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)
- Participants receive a moisture-wicking technical t-shirt, post-race refreshments, a free car wash coupon from Beachler's Service Center, a free Terry the Tractor book (Kids' Fun Run participants), 1-day membership pass to the Museum, and more!
- 501st Legion Midwest Garrison of Storm Troopers will be here to take pictures and interact with participants!
- Awards to overall male and female winners and top three male and female 5K runners in each age division
- Certificates for kids and fitness walkers
- All kids receive their choice of a
Terry the Tractor book signed by the author and race director, Mike Rucker
- Divisions - 5K - overall male and female; 7 & under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & up
- The finish will be chip-timed
- Awards will be based on gun-time/chip finish (please return all chips)
Register by mailing this form
and a check to the Peoria Riverfront Museum (222 SW Washington St., Peoria IL 61602), in person, or online here.