May 20, 2017
Start location: Whitmore Park
City/State: Decatur, IL
Start time: 7:30 am Distance(s):
Come and join us for the 39th Annual Whitmore Park Spring Classic race! 5 Mile, Half Marathon and 18.1 Mile Whitmore Challenge will be offered!
Challenge participants will run the half marathon course, then head back out to conquer the 5 mile distance to their finish.
Located at Whitmore Park, 2 miles northeast of Richland Community College in scenic rural Decatur. 2017 marks the 39th annual Whitmore race.
Participants and spectators will park at Richland Community College (1 College Park, Decatur, IL) in Northwest Lot A and will be transported by bus to and from Whitmore Park. Bus runs for 6-7AM and 10-11AM.
Cost: 5 Mile Run: $35 | 13.1 Mile Run $40 | 18.1 Challenge $45
Packet Pick-up: Whitmore Park Pavilion 6:30-7:15am on race day
Race Start: 7:30 am, Official timing stops at 11AM
- 5 mile race is out and back, 13.1 mile is a loop, the 18.1 challenge is the 13.1 loop first then the 5 mile out and back
- Microfiber running shorts or skirts for women and shorts for men
- Accurately measured courses with each mile marked
- Gatorade/Water stops
- Post-race party held at Richland Community College featuring pancake and sausage breakfast with plenty of drinks
- Choose your color of shorts if registered by April 1st
- Bag drop available at Whitmore Park
Age Group Divisions: Both Genders
19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Top male and female winners overall, and top three (3) winners in each division will receive a trophy and all finishers will receive a Whitmore souvenir koozie.
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