Harvest Challenge 2015
5K/Half Marathon/Kids' K Fun Run
A "Get Up & Go!" Cup Event
Saturday, September 12, 2015
"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"
Melvin Price Convocation Center (MPCC)
Alton Street, Lebanon, IL 62254
"Harvest Challenge" T-Shirts while supplies last. Performance short-sleeve T for half marathon and 50/50 3/4-sleeve "baseball" T
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.
Medals to the top 3 finishers in each race, male and female, 12-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49,
50-59, and 60 & over.
Trophies to "1st Place Overall" finishers in each race, male and female. (Actual
trophy; less fragile)
Special trophies to runners who set a new course record, male and female.
"Finisher" medals to all registered 5K participants 12-years-old and younger (sample).
"Finisher" medals to all registered "Kids K" participants (sample).
"Finisher" medals to all registered half marathon participants.
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
Cash, check, or online using active.com (see below for link)
Race Packet Pick-up
Friday, September 11, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the MPCC
Race Day starting at 6:30 a.m. at the MPCC.
What? The race goes on, rain or shine. No refunds!
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.
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 9th. 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 traffic light at the top of the hill on to West St. Louis Street in Lebanon.
Interstate 70 to Exit 21, Illinois Route 4, Lebanon. Turn south on Route 4.
Travel about 9 miles and turn right (west) at the traffic light on to West St. Louis Street in Lebanon.
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.