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Other Area Races

The Springfield Road Runners Club will post information about non-club racing events in the Central Illinois area free of charge. We cannot answer questions about these races, so please click the "more info" button in the listing to be connected to the race page. 


For a list of SRRC races and partner events click here.

If you would like to promote your race for FREE on this page, please click the "Submit My Race" button.  Thanks!


Event Name: Girls on the Run Breathe & Believe 5K

Location: Lincoln Land Community College,

5250 Shepherd Rd.

Distance(s): 5K

Date/Time: Saturday May 20, 2023

9am family friendly activities;

10am 5K

Our 5K is a non-competitive event that will bring a smile to your face. You will be glad you joined us!

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Event Name: Springdale Salute 5k Run

Location: Lower Glen Oak Park Peoria IL

Distance(s): 5k run 1 mile walk

Date/Time: May 29, 2023 8:00 a.m.

Race highlights: Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2023

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Event Name: Animal Protective League's Donuts and Dogs 5k Fun Run

Location: Southwind Park 4965 S 2nd St, Springfield, IL 62702

Distance(s): 5k

Date/Time: June 3rd, 2023. 9am - 12 pm

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Race highlights:

APL's Donuts and Dogs 5k Fun Run is a fundraiser for the sick, injured, and homeless animals in our care.

A timed 5k race for competitive runners will start at 10am with awards and to Overall 1st Place 5k Male and Female racers, and Overall 1st place Under 12 Male and Female.

At 11am a Fun Run for the casual runners and their dogs will take place. Costumes are encouraged. Prizes will go to the Overall Canine – 1st Canine across the finish line and Best Costume.

ALL Racers will receive a Participation Medal.

There will be vendors, activities for children and dogs alike. FREE Mel-O-Cream Donuts will be served to all participants.


Event Name: River Bottom Country Runs for St. Jude

Location: 18298 Zimmerman Road, Deer Creek, IL 61733

Distance(s): 5K, Half Marathon Relay, Half Marathon

Date/Time: 06/10/2023

Are You Country Strong?


It will feature a 5K, Half Marathon and 2 person Half Marathon Relay that will test your strength and agility as you navigate central Illinois' finest farm country. These scenic runs start with a .25 mile hill and then flatten out for the remainder of the course. All races are out and back style ending downhill, making your last mile your fastest.

All proceeds will benefit the world renowned St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St Jude has increased childhood cancer survival rates from 20% to over 80% in 60 years while freely sharing its research and findings with hospitals around the globe. Families never receive a bill from St Jude, because all a family should ever need to worry about is helping their child live.


Event Name: Race with your Heart

Location: Eureka Lake, Eureka IL, 61530

Distance(s): 5K & 10K

Date/Time: June 10, 2023 at 7:30am

Join us for a leisurely 1.5 mile walk on a flat surface around Eureka Lake or enter into one of our two challenging and competitive races. Our race course is beautiful; going through the woodlands along Eureka Lake and through local subdivisions. Both 5K and 10K distances available. Course is mostly flat with a couple of significant hills ascending Eureka Lake dam.

We will have raffles, free pancake and sausage breakfast with fruit (breakfast is for EVERYONE in attendance) along with a family-friendly post-race celebration! So plan to participate or bring your cheering section as everyone goes home a winner because it supports the Heartline and Heart House mission.


Event Name: Clinton Historic Half Marathon & 5k

Location: Clinton, MO

Distance(s): 13.1 & 3.1

Date/Time: June 17th @7am

Race highlights: Welcome to the 7th Annual Clinton Historic Half Marathon & 5K! The course will take you along a variety of historical landmarks in Clinton, MO such as the Anheuser-Busch building, Artesian Park, and the beautiful downtown Clinton Square!


Event Name: Chatham Sweetcorn Festival 5k

Location:: Chatham Community Park

Distance(s): 5k

Date/Time: July 22nd, 2023, 7:30am

Web or registration link:

Race highlights:

Come out and enjoy the Chatham Sweetcorn Festival and work up an appetite running a 5K starting and finishing at the Chatham Community Park! Register by June 26th to be guaranteed a shirt.

Awards will be given for the top 3 overall males and top 3 overall females.


Event Name: SJO5K

Location: St Joseph, Illinois

Distance(s): 5k

Date/Time: July 29th, 2023 7:30am

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Race highlights: Come out and support the XC and Track teams in Saint Joseph! Great community event!


Event Name: Hoopskirt and Haber-Dash

Location: Edwards Place, 700 North 4th Street, Springfield

Distance(s): 5k

Date/Time: 8/26/2023 8AM

Race highlights:: Race back to the 19th century in the Hoopskirt and Haber-Dash. This is a 5K fun run where you can dress like you just stepped out of a haberdashery in hat and tie, or that you just made your debut in the biggest hoopskirt you can find! The course is a mostly flat course in Abraham Lincoln’s Springfield, Illinois, through Enos Park neighborhood, north through Lincoln Park, and back down again. Fun costuming is encouraged, with a prize for the best dressed of the bunch. After the run, stick around for historical activities.

Dogs are welcome at the race (not inside the museum)!


Event Name: Rock and Run Mile for Mental Health & 5k

Location: Rochester Community Park

Distance(s): 1 mile walk/fun run & 5k

Date/Time: September 9, 2023 / 9am

Race highlights:: Fun run/walk & 5k for mental health plus live musical entertainment.


Event Name: Run the Path 10k

Location:: Putnam County Junior High School

13183 N 350th Ave

McNabb, Il

Distance(s): 10k

Date/Time: Sunday, November 5th 2023, 10am

Web or registration link:

Race highlights:

Extra hour of sleep as it is the end of Daylight Savings, & automatic savings for SRRC members.


It is an out and back 10k on nicely paved county roads surrounded by beautiful country scenery. The course is a mix of hills and flat areas. 

Race sweatshirt guaranteed to all participants who are pre-registered by October 7th, 2023.

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