Whitmore Park Spring Classic 2017

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May 20, 2017
Start location: Whitmore Park
City/State: Decatur, IL
Start time: 7:30 am

Online Registration

Come and join us for the 39th Annual Whitmore Park 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, 5 miles northeast of Decatur in scenic central Illinois. A 5 mile race on scenic country roads. 2017 marks the 39th annual Whitmore race.

Cost: $35
Race Start:
7:30 am
All participants receive the special Whitmore Mug!!!
Pre-registered participants receive Whitmore running shorts.

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Race Features

  • 5 mile race is out and back
  • Microfiber running shorts to first 200 entrants
  • Accurately measured 5 mile course with each mile marked
  • Energy Gel packs handed out throughout course
  • Gatoraid/Water stops • Start/Finish at Whitmore Park
  • Post-race party features pancake (with blue berries) and sausage breakfast and plenty of drinks
  • Choose your own color of shorts if registered by April 1st

Pre-registration recommended.

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick-Up: Whitmore Park Pavilion, 7:00-7:45 am

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 Park coffee mug

From N. Brush College Road, on the east end of Decatur, IL, heading north, turn right on Garver Church Road. Drive to end of the road and turn left on Birch Church Road. Whitmore Park will be on the right.


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