August 10, 2017
Start location: The Illinois State Fairgrounds
City/State: Springfield, IL
Start time: 5:30 pm Distance(s):
A flat and accurate out-and-back 2 mile course that will start and finish inside the Illinois State Fairgrounds. A water stop will be available at 1 mile. The race course is lined with cheering spectators in anticipation of the State Fair Parade that follows the run.
The race is open to walkers, speed walkers, and/or power walkers but there is not a separate category for walkers. The only requirement is that you be able to maintain a 17:00 minute pace due to the Parade in order to be scored. The start/finish line will be taken apart starting at 6:05 PM. Walkers will be included in the age group awards.
More information about this race, including registration options, may be found at the official race website.
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