September 8, 2018
Start location: Havana Illinois Main Street
City/State: Havana, IL
Start time: 8:00 am Distances & Categories:
36th Annual Polka Pace Race and Polka Dot Fun Run
September 8, 2018 in Havana, IL
The Polka Pace Race is a 5K run through the streets of Havana, including a jaunt through our scenic Riverfront Park and down our historic brick streets. The race begins and ends in the downtown area on Main Street. The Polka Pace Race route is a U.S.A. Track and Field certified course.
Along with the Polka Pace Race there will be a 1mile Polka Dot Fun Run for children 10 and under.
2018 will mark the 36th annual running of the Polka Pace Race, the race is held during Havana’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, which offers an assortment of activities for the entire family. For more information on the Polka Pace Race or Oktoberfest, please visit the Havana’s Chamber of Commerce at www.scenichavana.com or Mason District Hospital at www.masondistricthospital.org
Registration Forms at www.scenichavana.com and www.masondistricthospital.org
Online Registration at https://www.itsyourrace.com
Event details and schedule (Walkers and Strollers are welcome)
• Entry fee includes: Race registration, race bag, gift, long sleeve race shirt, beer ticket for over 21.
• Early Registration – Now thru August 24, 2018 – Cost: $25.00
• Late Registration – August 25, 2018 thru September 8, 2018 – Cost $35.00
Cash prizes for top 3 finishers both male and female. ($50, $25, $10)
Glass pint drinking glasses for top 3 finishers both male and female age groups.
Prizes for top 3 finishers in Polka Dot 10 and under Fun Run.
Packet Pickup – September 6, 2018 from 3:00 pm 6:00 pm at Mason District Hospital’s Main Lobby and Saturday, September 8, 2018 6:30 am until 7:30 am downtown Main Street.
Running Event Times
• Local High School Cross Country runners begin at 7:30 am
• 5K Race begins at 8:00 am
• Walkers begins at 8:05 am,
• Fun Run begins at approximately 9:00 am,
Timing by J3 Timing, Times will be posted at Awards following the race.
Awards will be immediately following the race under the tent on the corner of Main and Plum.
DisclaimerNotice: Fat at the Finish is a free race listing website serving the Central Illinois area. We are not the organizers or race directors of ANY event. Any questions or concerns regarding the races listed on this website should be directed towards the organizers of the race, of which the contact information can be found at the race's official website or contact information may be listed on this website. Fat at the Finish Central Illinois races information is subject to change. Please verify all race dates, times, locations, prices, etc. with the official race website, flier or race director. If you would like to promote a central Illinois race on this website, please Submit a Race or email email@example.com.