VISIT & explore

The Champion of Trees 10K Run

Participants at the start line in our annual The Champion of Trees 10K Run

Sunday, April 22, 2018
Visitor Center area-race through East-side roads
8:00 a.m. starting time

Unleash your inner champion as you run through a springtime morning surrounded by trees from around the world. The challenging course follows the Arboretum's east side main route through rolling terrain. Join us April 22, 2018 for our 8th annual 10K, part of our extended Arbor Day celebration.


Event highlights include:

  • Post race party with live music
  • A complimentary post-race Arboretum beer, Arbor Oak
  • Recovery food
  • Photo booth
  • B-tag™ timing strip
  • Technical T-shirt
  • FREE admission to explore our 1,700 acres, including the award-winning Children’s Garden
  • Awards for top overall male and female winner/plus top three male and female winners in each age division

Registration will open January 1, 2018. Sign up early to receive the best price.

Early Bird Registration (January 1 - March 17, 2018)
$40 Member/$45 nonmember

Regular Registration (March 18 - April 14, 2018)
$45 member/$50 nonmember

Race Week Registration (April 15 - April 21, 2018)
$50 member/$55 nonmember

Virtual Runner
$25 (Don't want to get up early but still want to support The Morton Arboretum? Become a virtual runner, and we will mail you a shirt.)

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