Highlands School, Spring Training 5k / 9k

The Spring Training 5K/9K Run

Make the Spring Training 5K/9K your first race of the spring! Get a great workout and dress as your favorite sports star with prizes for best dressed! Check out our Facebook page.

Race Details

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Highlands School in LaGrange, IL. (near the intersection of I-294 and I-55)

  • 5k run/walk and 9k run
  • 1 mile kids fun run
  • sleep-in option (cool t-shirt and no running)

Get the early bird fee until April 1st! Register here.

Start Times

5K/9K start time is 8:00 a.m. (9K runners will continue on the route.) 
1 Mile Run start time is 10:00 a.m.

Proceeds from the Spring Training 5K/9K race go to District 106 Educational Foundation, celebrating 20 years of enrichment. USATF Certified Courses. Sponsored by The Runner's Soul and Cafe Salsa. See more sponsors here.

Come for the race. Stay for more fun! 

Will you strike out after 3? Run or walk the 5K! 
Can you handle a full game? Run the 9K with our special "7th inning stretch".

Enjoy hot dogs, Cracker Jack and healthy snacks after the races. Medals will be distributed, and the first 300 registered get a race shirt.

Race Routes

5K race follows this route

9K race follows this route

1-mile race follows this route

The 9k route is basically the same as the 5k route for the first 5k and then loops twice through the area again, each loop being 2k, for a total of 9k running distance with the 7k spot being right at the park behind the school.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is at The Runner’s Soul on Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.