5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run

The 4th Annual Run For Learning 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run will take place September 23rd, 2017 at Downtown Grayslake, IL

Registration is now open!

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Please join us for our 4th Annual Run For Learning 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run on September 23rd, 2017 in Downtown Grayslake, IL.

With the help of our school families and the surrounding communities, we hope to promote a strong foundation to the beginning years of our children’s education. Please come out and join in celebrating our children.

Food and beverages provided to all race participants post-race as well as fun, educational activities for all ages!

This event will be a professionally timed event with each participant’s time available after completion of the event.

On the day of the race there will be a period of open registration from 7am to 8am. The cost for registration on the day of the event will be $30.00.

5K will start at 8:30 with the 1K starting immediately at the conclusion of the 5K (around 9:30). Kids Dash will be at the conclusion of the 1K.

We will have an award ceremony at 10:00 AM Age groups 10 & under and then 5 year age groups up to 65+.

Date Event Time Price
Friday, September 22rd, 2017 Packet Pickup 12pm – 1pm & 5–7pm at State Bank of The Lakes (50 Commerce Drive, Grayslake)  
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 Open Registration 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM $30.00 (day of)
5K Run/Walk 8:30 AM $25.00
1K Fun Run
(5–12 years)
9:30 AM $10.00
Kids Dash
(2–4 years)
Conclusion of 1K Fun Run FREE
Awards Ceremony 10:00 AM  

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  • Start North side of Center Street & Whitney Street intersection
  • Head south on S Whitney St toward Park Ave
  • Turn left onto Park Ave
  • Turn right onto Seymour Ave
  • Turn right onto Jr Ave
  • Turn right onto S Slusser St
  • Turn left onto Pine St
  • continue onto Harvey Ave
  • Turn right onto W Trail
  • W Trail turns right and becomes Mitchell Dr
  • Mitchell Dr turns right and becomes Behm Dr
  • Turn left onto School St
  • Continue onto Allen Ave
  • Turn right onto N Slusser St
  • Turn left onto Center St
  • Finish Center Street

Award categories

There will be an award for 1st overall male and female as well as awards for multiple age groups. Listed below are all the different categories that will be given awards.

  • 1st Overall Male
  • 1st Overall Female
  • 10 & under
  • 11-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65 & over

Mission Statement

Run For Learning's quest is to enhance the educational experience for students at early education centers.

Want to help out with this years race?

Unsurprisingly, a lot of effort and money is required to put on an event as succesful as this one. There are several ways you can help to ensure next years event is even better.


We are accepting donations that will help to make this event even more successful next year. If you wish to donate please a send a check made out to:

Run For Learning
P.O. Box 7491
Grayslake, IL 60030


We are always looking for enthusiastic people that enjoy making there community a better place to live. Visit our volunteer page to find out how to sign up.

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