Healthy Driven Fraidycat 5k, Ghost Run 10k & Meow Mile

Oswego, IL

About this Event




Healthy Driven Fraidy Cat 5k
Ghost Run 10k & Meow Mile

October 30th, 2016
9:00am
Oswego, IL

EVENT INFORMATION

The 5K, 10K & Meow Mile races are chip-timed at the start and finish. The Meow Mile will start promptly at 9 a.m. in front of Oswego Center (old Traughber Junior High School, 61 Franklin St, Oswego, Illinois and the FraidyCat 5K and Ghost Run 10K will start at approximately 9:30 a.m. The course will close at 11:30 a.m.  The start/finish lines have been moved and the route re-certified so it is in front of the school.  Baby joggers or strollers are allowed in the Meow Mile only, bikes, skates of any kind, scooters, skateboards and dogs are prohibited. Please use caution and watch for moving vehicles. This race is not on a closed course.  Team Triumph Teams are welcomed and encouraged in the race!

Our charity for this year is Mutual Ground of Aurora.  A portion of our proceeds will be benefiting them. Located in Aurora, Mutual Ground is the sole provider of comprehensive victim services in Southern Kane and all of Kendall County. Its mission is to provide education, awareness, and life changing services that empower individuals, families, and communities to end the cycle of domestic and sexual violence. All of their services are free, confidential, and offered in both English and Spanish. The organization works with close to 1,500 clients a year, over 400 of which are children.


Prizes

Meow Mile—Trophies will be presented to the top male and female finishers. All participants will receive a FraidyCat Ribbon and awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.

FraidyCat 5K—Trophies will be presented to the fastest overall male and female finishers. Age group awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Awards presentation will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m.

Ghost Run 10K—Trophies will be presented to the overall top three male and female finishers, as well as the top three male and female finishers whose second 5K split is closest to their first 5K split.

FraidyCat 5K Age Groups:

5& under             30-34                    60-64
5 – 9                     35-39                    65-69
10-14                    40-44                    70-74
15-19                    45-49                    75-79
20-24                    50-54                    80 & older
25-29                    55-59

FraidyCat 10K Ghost Run Age Groups if race has over 250 runners

14 & Under          35-39                    60-64
15-19 40-44 65-69
20-24 45-49 70-74
25-29 50-54 75-79
30-34 55-59 80 & Older

Meow Mile Age Groups:
5& under             30-34                    60-64
5 – 9                     35-39                    65-69
10-14                    40-44                    70-74
15-19                    45-49                    75-79
20-24                    50-54                    80 & older
25-29                    55-59

Race day registration

RACE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE

Race Day Registration is available for all races.

Registration starts at 7 am on site.

Mile registration closes at 8:45 am

5k/10K registration closes at 9:15 am

RACE TIME

Mile at 9:00 am

5k/10K at 9:30 am

 

Weather Policy

The Healthy Driven FraidyCat 5K, 10K Ghost Run and Meow Mile will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site and on the FraidyCat Facebook page. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day.

Parking information

Limited parking is available at the Oswego Center, 61 Franklin St., Oswego until 7:30 am. Help us reduce our carbon footprint! We highly recommend carpooling or riding your bicycle to the event. On street parking is only allowed on streets NOT being used for the run course. Check the race website and your race packet for final details.  Watch our Facebook page  and emails for parking instructions.

Packet pickup information

2016 Packet Pickup Information

Thursday, Oct. 27th, noon – 5 pm
Oswego Chamber office
73 W. Van Buren
Oswego

Fri. Oct. 28th, 4–8pm
Immediate Care & Edward Healthcare Center
6701 US Highway 34, Oswego
Just west of the Route 34/Orchard Rd intersection

Sat. Oct. 29th, 8am–Noon
Immediate Care & Edward Healthcare Center
6701 US Highway 34, Oswego
Just west of the Route 34/Orchard Rd intersection

Sun. Oct. 30th, 7–8:45am
Race Day pickup onsite at Oswego 308 Center, 61 Franklin, Oswego






When & Where

Oct 30, 2016

Sunday

9:00 AM

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Oswego, IL

Oswego 308 Center (Old Traughber Jr. High School)

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