3rd Annual Run United 5k and Kids Fun Run

July 19, 2014 @ 3:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Washington Park
Washington Park
1501 South Grand Avenue West, Springfield, IL 62704
Run United Planning Committee

run sponsorsThank you to two of United Way’s longstanding supporters, BUNN and Springfield Electric for hosting the 3nd Annual RUN UNITED 5K & Kids Fun Run.

RUN UNITED took place on Saturday, July 19th at Washington Park, with all event proceeds will benefiting United Way of Central Illinois.

Run United offerer families the opportunity to participate with a Kids Fun Run and post-race activities including face painting, music, and more.

View the results of this year’s race

Below are details from this year’s race. Thank you again to all who participated!

5K Run/Walk at 8:00 AM

» $30.00 Early Registration (through 7/9 at 11:59 PM)
» $35.00 Late Registration (t-shirt not guaranteed) (7/9 at 11:59 PM through 7/17 at 11:59 PM)

Kids Run (ages 10 and under) at 9:00 AM

» $25.00 Early Registration (through 7/9 at 11:59 PM)
» $35.00 Late Registration (t-shirt not guaranteed) (7/9 at 11:59 PM through 7/17 at 11:59 PM)


» Free Registration (through 7/17 at 11:59 PM)

Course & Race Information

– Race begins at the Pavilion Shelter near the Duck Pond

  Download Map

– Water stations placed on route

– Awards ceremony 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

– 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.

More information can be found online at http://www.bunn.com/run_united/ for the RUN UNITED 5k & Kids Fun Run. The race will be held rain or shine.

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