The Decatur Running Club of Decatur, IL is once again hosting the “Grand Slam” medal challenge. All runners/walkers that complete 4 out of the 5 chosen Decatur, IL races in 2017 will receive a special medal at the end of the year, usually at the Decatur Running Club Christmas Party. Challenge participants are urged to sign up to be a member of the Decatur Running Club.
Each year the main “Decatur 4” races will be part of the Grand Slam Medal Series with one additional race that will be chosen every other year. The “Decatur 4” consists of Penguin in the Park 5k in March, Whitmore Classic in May, Shoreline Classic in September and Sand Creek Trail Run in October.
A fifth local race will be added to the Grand Slam Medal series. The 2017 5th featured race is the Decatur Airport’s Scareport: Run the Runway 5k/10k.
More information on the Grand Slam Medal races:
- Penguin in the Park 5k – March 25, 2017
- Whitmore Park 5 mile or Half Marathon – May 20, 2017
- Shoreline Classic 5k or 15k – September 17, 2017
- Sand Creek Trail Run 4 or 7 mile – October 14, 2017
- Scareport: Run the Runway – October 21, 2017