May 19, 2018
Start location: Whitmore Park
City/State: Decatur, IL
Start time: 7:30 am Distances & Categories:
Come and join us for the 40th 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. 2018 marks the 40th 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.
Race Day Packet Pick-Up: Whitmore Park Pavilion, 6:30-7:00
Race starts at 7:30*
Race Director Leigh Sharp does a great job organizing this race. You will love it!! Sign up now!
- 5 mile race is out and back
- Microfiber running shorts to first 100 entrants
- Accurately measured 5 course with each mile marked
- Water stops
- Start/Finish at Whitmore Park
- Post-race party features pancake (with chocolate chips) and sausage breakfast and plenty of drinks at Richland Community College
All Racers will park at RCC and be shuttled to the race and back to the post-race party.
*If there are racers in the process of being shuttled to the race site, the start of race may be delayed up to 10 minutes. But participants are encouraged to arrive early enough to avoid delays.
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