Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark

Harvest Challenge 2014

5K/Half Marathon/Kids' K Fun Run

A "Get Up & Go!" Cup Event


Race Date/Time

Saturday, September 6, 2014

"Harvest Challenge" 5K/Half Marathon Starts: 8:00 a.m.

Course Orientation and Safety Briefing: 7:40 a.m.

"Kids' K" 1,000 Meter Fun Run Starts:  8:50am


Distance Maps and Elevation Details from "MapMyRun.com"

5K (3.1 miles) run/walk

Half Marathon (13.1 miles) run


Location

McKendree University
Melvin Price Convocation Center (MPCC)
Alton Street, Lebanon, IL 62254
(618) 537-6420/6941


Awards

"Harvest Challenge" T-Shirts while supplies last.  Performance short-sleeve T for half marathon and 50/50 3/4-sleeve "baseball" T for 5K.

Medals to the top 3 finishers in each race, male and female, in six age groups:  12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over.  Trophies to overall 1st place finishers in each race, male and female.  Special trophy to runner who sets new course record in each race, male and female.  "Finisher" medals to all registered half marathoners and to all registered 5K participants 12-years-old-and-younger.  "Finisher" medals to all registered "Kids' K" participants.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze MedalsMedals (sample shown) to the top 3 finishers in each race, male and female, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 & over. 
Bling

1st Place Overall TrophiesTrophies (sample shown) to "1st Place Overall" finishers in each race, male and female.
Bling

New Course Record PlaquesSpecial trophies (sample shown) to runners who set a new course record, male and female.
Bling

Finisher Medals for Youth"Finisher" medals (sample shown) to all registered 5K participants 12-years-old and younger.
Bling


Finisher Medals Half Marathon Participants"Finisher" medals (sample shown) to all registered half marathon participants.
Bling

 


Registration Fee and Forms

5K:  $15.00; On Race Day:  $20.00
Half Marathon:  $33.00; On Race Day:  $40.00

Kids' K:  $5.00; On Race Day:  $5.00

Download 5K/Half Marathon Registration Form

Download Kids' K Registration Form

 

Payment Options

        Cash, check, or online using active.com (see below for link)


Race Packet Pick-up

Friday, September 5, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the MPCC

OR

Race Day starting at 6:30 a.m. at the MPCC.


Race Website

www.mckendree.edu/raceday


Cancellations

What?  The race goes on, rain or shine.  No refunds!   


For your convenience, you can
Register online at Active.com

Here’s how: Click the above link to register at Active.com and you’ll land at our active.com registration page.  On this page, you'll find general race information.  Click "Register Now."  You can now begin registering.

OR

Go directly to the “active.com” web site, type “Harvest Challenge at McKendree University” into the search bar in the center of the page.  Click the “Search” button and you’ll be taken to our registration page. Click “Harvest Challenge 5K/Half Marathon/Kids' K Fun Run at McKendree University.” On the next page, you'll find general race information.  Click "Register Now."  You can now begin registering.

Active.com is a secure web site used by Race Directors across the country. It gives you the convenience of registering from your computer and paying with your credit card. Active.com does charge a minimum service fee of $3.25 for the 5K and Kids' K and about $3.50 for the half marathon per registration for this convenience which is your responsibility. Your last chance to register online is 11:59pm CDT on Wednesday September 3rd. So feel free to take advantage of this option or register through the mail or here in person at the McKendree University Intramural Gym Desk. It’s up to you. See you on Race Day!


Directions to McKendree University

Interstate 64 to Exit 23, Illinois Route 4, Lebanon. Turn north on Route 4.

Turn left (west) at first flashing red light on West St. Louis Street in Lebanon.

OR

Interstate 70 to Exit 21, Illinois Route 4, Lebanon. Turn south on Route 4.

Travel about 9 miles and turn right (west) at the flashing red light on West St. Louis Street in Lebanon.

THEN

Turn right (north) on Alton Street.

Travel north on Alton Street for ½ mile just past the 4-way stop sign; our Melvin Price Convocation Center (MPCC) is on the right.

There's plenty of parking available (1) at the MPCC, (2) near the starting line across from the McKendree Fountain, (3) in parking lots no one ever uses on Stanton Street which is one block on the other side (west) of the fountain, or (4) on the side streets in the surrounding neighborhoods.