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OUTRUN THE COPS! and Walk For The Kids

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June 10, 2017 (Saturday)
10 K, 5 K
100 N O'Plaine Rd
Gurnee, Illinois
Click to go to the web site for the OUTRUN THE COPS! and Walk For The Kids in Gurnee, Illinois

Have you ever wondered if you could really outrun the cops? Now is your chance to test your skills with no consequences for charity.

It doesn’t matter if you are an athlete or a family looking to have some fun for the weekend. You are able to sign up for the 5K run or walk or the 10K run. At the start of the race all of the police officers will start at the rear of the crowed just like in real life when they are trying to catch someone.

Maybe you can keep your lead and beat them to the finish line… Or maybe not.

Can you earn the badge medal and outrun the cops for charity?

*All participants get a medal but the ones that place in their age category can win the coveted badge with rank.
Chief takes the place of 1st place
Captain takes the place of 2nd place
Sergeant takes the place of 3rd place

Cost:
$30 5K Run/Walk
$40 10K Run

Rain or Shine / Timed Event

Start and End Location:
Gurnee Police Department
100 N O’Plaine Rd
Gurnee IL 60031

Special Guest:
TBA


***Online Registration will be closed on Wednesday June 7th at 1 p.m.

You will still be able to do race day registration from 7 a.m.-7:45 a.m.

-Children 10 and under are free with paid adult registration

COP FAQs:

-Do you really get to try to OUTRUN the COPS?

YES- Gurnee Officers and Police Officers from surrounding communities will line up at the rear of the race. YES! Some of them will actually beat you to the finish line

-Can I wear a costume?

YES-Cops do chase robbers so feel free to wear running attire or a themed related costume. Inappropriate costumes will not be able to participate in the event.

-Can I really win a badge?

YES-Winners, Chief (1st), Captain (2nd), Sergeant (3rd) in each age category will receive an OUTRUN THE COPS badge medal.

First 500 participants will get a finishers medal.

-Is this a times event?

YES-J3 Timing Systems will time both the 5K and 10K.

-Can I pick-up my packet and bib early?

YES-Early packet pickup will be on Friday June 9th from 8 a.m.-8p.m. at the Gurnee Police Department Community Room.

-Where does the money go?

This year we are again teaming up with the Lake County Children’s Advocacy Center. The Advocacy Center is committed to providing a safe environment for children who are victims of abuse. Their goal is to investigate and help successfully prosecute offenders of child abuse without causing further trauma to the victims

-What can/can't I bring to the event?
Strollers are welcome but must start in the rear of the race.
We ask that you don't bring any animals.

-What is the Gurnee Fraternal Order of Police Social Lodge 266?

The Gurnee FOP Social Lodge #266 is comprised of the men and women of the Gurnee Police Department and is a charitable organization under 501(c)(8) EIN: 36-3984361 that raises money throughout the year to help support other community organizations and special events or causes.

Jon Ward 847-599-7083

Jason Kalinowski 847-599-7081

Event Start Location
Start and finish will be in the rear parking lot of the Gurnee Police Department
100 N. O’Plaine Road, Gurnee IL

Course Description
The majority of the course will be on the scenic Des Plaines River Trail (crushed limestone).

Awards
Winners of the follwing categories will be awarded the OUTRUN THE COPS! Winners Medal
First 500 participants get a badge medal-
3 Deep in the following categories:
Male - 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.
Female - 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet pickup on race day OR -we will have a packet pickup at the Gurnee Police Department on Friday June 3rd from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. in the Community Room. 100 N O'Plaine Rd, Gurnee IL 60031


There is no pre-packet pickup. If you did not pre-register there will be a $5 additional fee for race day sign up.

Timing / Results
This is a timed event.

Post Race Activities
Local businesses will have tents and giveaways before and after the event.

Weather
Event will continue rain or shine!

Directions
Milwaukee- I94 S, Exit westbound Grand Ave (Route 132), Turn right (south) on O'Plaine Rd. Gurnee Police Department on right hand side.

Chicago- I94 N, Exit westbound Route 120, Turn left (north) on O'Plaine Rd. Gurnee Police Department on left hand side once you pass Washington St.

Parking
Free parking behind the Gurnee Police Department located at 100 N O'Plaine Rd, Gurnee IL 60031 and across the street at the Warren Township High School
 
 

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