Thank you to all the participants, sponsors and volunteers at the 3rd Annual Run United 5K & Kids Fun Run benefitting the United Way of Central Illinois


If you are interested in sponsoring or volunteering next year, please contact us at

Course & Race Information

- Race begins at the Pavilion Shelter near the Duck Pond Download Map

- Water stations placed on route

- Awards ceremony & door prize pickup immediately following Kid's
  Fun Run

- Race will be held rain or shine; however, in case of inclement weather,
  thank you for your donation.

- Chip timing will be used for all top finisher awards.

- The registration area and event venues are all located between the main
  pavilion and the tennis court area on the south side of the park.

- Parking: Parking within Washington Park is very limited. Please park on
  neighborhood streets located south of South Grand Avenue, across from
  the Washington Park Pavilion.

- Race Etiquette: To facilitate a positive race experience for all runners
  and walkers, we ask that you practice standard 5k etiquette:

    Do not push or rush to the starting line once the horn is sounded.

    Please line up according to your mile pace. If you plan to walk the
     race, please start at the back of the group.

    Should you need to walk, please move to the side of your lane and
     try to ease your pace instead of abruptly stopping.


Registration Information

- Packet Pick-up Scheels Store

  South MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, IL

- Packet Pick-up at Race Site, Washington Park

  South Grand Avenue West


Event Timeline

- 6:45-7:30 am Race day registration and packet pickup

- 8:00 AM 5K Start

- 9:00 AM Kid's Fun Run Start

- 9:30 AM Awards Presentation

- 9:00 to 12:00 PM Post Fun Run Party

    Bounce House & Face Painting



- Awards will be presented to the overall male & female finishers.

- Awards will also be presented to the top three finishers in the
  following categories for male & female participants:
  19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over


Contact Information

- 217-585-7678


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All Proceeds Benefit

Host By

Official Media Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors