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Fall Color 5K Run & Walk

Enjoy running at The Morton Arboretum

Join us on Sunday, October 4, 2015 as we celebrate Fall Color Fest at the Arboretum with the 12th annual Fall Color 5K Run & Walk.

Experience our challenging newly recertified USATF course that follows the East Side Main Route through rolling terrain. The new start and finish line will lead you right to the post-race party near the Visitor Center.

Proceeds from this run help support The Morton Arboretum's mission of planting and conserving trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

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Event Highlights include:

  • ChronoTrack B-Tag timing system
  • Technical t-shirt
  • FREE admission to explore our 1700-acres, including the award winning Children's Garden
  • Recovery food
  • Awards for top overall male and female winners in each age division
  • NEW Post-race party with live music
  • NEW Complimentary post-race beer

 

Kids Dash:

Designed for youngsters ages 2 to 10 years, the Kids Dash takes place on a loop course in the heart of the festivities. The race will be staged in the following heats:

  • 2-4 years - 50 yards
  • 5-6 years - 1/4 mile
  • 7-10 years - 1/2 mile

All Kids Dash participants will receive a t-shirt and a finisher's ribbon.

Registration for the Kids Dash is limited to 325 children.

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SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 
October 4, 2015
FEES AND ADMISSION: 

2015 Registration Fees:
$30 Member ($35 nonmember)
$25 Virtual Runner
Can't join us this year but still want to support The Morton Arboretum? Become a virtual runner and we will mail you a shirt.

Kid's Dash
$10 Member ($15 nonmember)

Register Early! Prices increase race day.
$40 5K Race-Day Registration
$20 Kid's Dash Race-Day Registration

Not a Member? Consider our 5K Runners Special NEW Member Offer (includes member registration price + 1-year Morton I membership) all for $80!

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-725-2066 Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.
FAX: Please send signed application to 630-719-7949. 

Download race application here.  2015_5K_Registration_Form.pdf

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Race Packet Pickup Information

You may pick up your race packet at Dick Pond Athletics, 2775 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532 on the following dates:

Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, October 2 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

You may also pick up your packet on race morning at the Pre-Registration tent at the Arboretum. 

 

Race Results

Race results will posted on site and also immediately following the race at Chronotrack Live.