Back to the ’80’s 5K Color Run

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September 28, 2019
Start location: Riverton Field of Dreams
City/State: Riverton, IL
Start time: 10:00 am
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Online Registration

Back to the ’80’s 5K Color Run is a fun event for people and families of all ages and abilities. The Village of Riverton, Teddy Bear Christian Child Development Center, Riverton Community School District Unit 14, and Tri-City Community School District Unit 1 have teamed up to sponsor this charity event benefiting United Cerebral Palsy, Land of Lincoln chapter, specifically a pilot program started last fall in the Riverton school district called Our Child Without Limits that helps children within the school with social and emotional needs. All proceeds from the race go to the program in order to help them expand and grow.

The event will feature a bounce house for children, Touch-a-Truck event, food truck vendors, and a free children’s race for kids ten and younger following the Color Run. Participants are encouraged to dress in their best eighties gear or come as their favorite ’80’s character or group. Following the run, prizes will be awarded for best times within age groups, along with best costumes, and best group costumes. Come channel your best Marty McFly, Samantha Baker, or John Bender and help raise money for a great cause.

Tickets are available online through Sept 26th.. Late registration will be held the day of the race with an increase of $5 for each ticket type. To ensure you receive your t-shirt by the day of the race please have your registration turned in by September 13th, 2019.

Event Time and Date:
Saturday, September 28th, 2019

8 AM – Late Registration
9 AM – Event check-in
10AM – Race Start – Race will be held rain or shine

Race Packet:
Every pre-registered participant with received an official Back to the ‘80’s Color Run T-shirt and a registration goody bag. Racers who purchase a premium race tickets will receive a goodie bag with a personal packet of chalk to throw at their discretion during the race, a pair of sunglasses, and official temporary race tattoos.

Packet Pick-Up:
Field of Dreams, 1100 Riverton Road, Riverton, IL
Friday, September 27th, 2019 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 28th, 2019 from 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Race Course:
Riverton Road to 7th Street, left at Schneider Street, left at Allen (which becomes 3rd Street), Left on Menard, Left on 7th Street and back to Riverton Road with the finish line at the baseball fields at the Field of Dreams. Route will be clearly marked. There will be 5 chalk stations and two water stations for participants.

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