March 24, 2018
Start location: Peoria Riverfront Museum
City/State: Peoria, IL
Start time: 9:00 am Distances & Categories:
Join the Peoria Riverfront Museum for the 19th annual Interplanetary 5K Race. This is a family-oriented event featuring a competitive 5K race, a 1 mile fitness walk, and a ½ mile kids’ fun run. Walk or run through portions of the world’s largest model of the solar system, an experience that is out of this world! Beginning at 10 a.m., participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the solar system from the Earth to Mercury, Venus and Mars. The total distance for the 5K runners will be equal to the distance from Earth to Jupiter. It’s athletic, it’s educational, it’s fun …for the whole family!
Riverfront Museum (check-in & awards), Gateway Building (start & finish Line)
Course: Entirely flat (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)
Awards to overall male and female winners, and top male and female 5K runners in each age division. Certificates for kids and fitness walkers. All kids will receive their choice of a Terry the Tractor book, signed by the author and race director, Mike Rucker.
DIVISIONS & RACE INFO
5K divisions: overall male and female; 7 and 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 and up
More information & registration, visit the official race website.
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