Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) 5K Grow & Go

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May 12, 2018
Start location: IAA Foundation
City/State: Bloomington, IL
Start time: 7:30 am
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Ready, Set, Go & Grow! The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 8th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn more about our roots in agriculture while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from this race benefit Illinois Ag in the Classroom (IAITC), a program that provides free resources to teachers in an effort to help students make the connection between food, fiber, fuel & farming.

Event App: Download our “IFB Events” app at the Apple App Store, Google Play, or Amazon App store. (iphone, android and kindle compatible)

Event Logisitics: “Accurately measured course has a cross-country feel with well maintained grass, pavement and a few rolling hills. Finishing times & results provided by the Lake Run Club of Bloomington/Normal.

Pre-Registered runners receive a t-shirt and a healthy, hot breakfast after the race.

ant “free” registration? Run and go the extra mile to support IAITC by becoming a 5K Grow & Go Hero, Sponsored by GROWMARK. Raise $75 or more to receive Free Registration, a “hero t-shirt” and an Ag Book to donate to the school/library of your choice and day of recognition.

Unique to the event is a 1/4 mile “Kids Race” sponsored by the IAA Credit Union, for children 10 & under. All children receive an award a healthy, hot breakfast and opportunity to take part in hands on learning activities.

Post-Race, join us for an indoor open house featuring interactive learning stations from IAITC program, hot breakfast and awards ceremony.

Register online:  or send registration form with payment to: IAA Foundation PO Box 6228, Bloomington, IL 61702

Event Schedule:
7:30am-8:45am: Check-in & Registration
8:30am: Cock-a-Doodle Kids Dash
9:00am: Race Start (5K & 1 mile walk)
9:15am: Hot Breakfast & Open House

Event Pricing:
$25 entry fee if registered by May 1st
$30 entry fee after May 1st and day of race
$5 entry fee Cock-a-Doodle Kids Dash
$7 Fee Open House (friends & family access to breakfast & open house)

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