Peoria Riverfront Museum Interplanetary 5K

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March 26, 2022
Start location: Peoria Riverfront Museum
City/State: Peoria, IL
Start time: 9:00 am
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Run the Planets!

Interplanetary 5K Race + 1 Mile Fitness Walk & 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run

Register by March 1 to guarantee a shirt!

  • A family-oriented race/walk for participants of all ages. 5K Race for all ages,  1 Mile Fitness Walk  (1/2 Mile Kids’ Fun Run will return next year)
  • Walk or run through portions of the Central Illinois Community Solar System, the world’s most complete large scale model of the Solar System
  • Participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the Solar System, from the Sun – past Mercury, Venus, and Earth – to Mars and back along the Riverfront Trail
  • It’s athletic, it’s educational, it’s fun… for the whole family!


Peoria Riverfront Museum (check-in & awards), Gateway Building (start & finish Line)

Course: Entirely flat (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)


Packet Pickup: Friday, March 25, from 12:30-5:30 PM, and race day starting at 7:30 AM, in the museum’s auditorium on the lower level.

March 26, 2022:
• 7:30-8:30 am: Race day registration; packet pickup
• 9 am: 5K Race start
• 9:05 am: 1 Mile Fitness Walk start
• 9:30 am: Kids’ 1/2 Mile Fun Run start
• Refreshments after 5K race; awards after the Kids’ Fun Run

Participants can choose to receive a moisture wicking technical race shirt, or skip it for a discount on registration. Must register by March 1 to guarantee a shirt.


  • 5K Race (3.1 miles): $25 ($30 race day), without shirt: $20 ($25 race day)
  • 1 Mile Fitness Walk: $20 ($25 race day), without shirt: $15 ($20 race day)
  • Kids’ Fun Run: $15 (includes Terry the Tractor book), without shirt: $10
  • Family Fun Run pricing: after registering 2 children, additional Fun Run participants in the same family pay only $7 each (must register by mail or in person for special pricing)
  • Make checks payable to “Peoria Riverfront Museum”

Inquires: please contact Renae Kerrigan at or 309.863.3030.


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