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September 9, 2017 (Saturday)
5 K
Gorton Community Center
Lake Forest, Illinois
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Mark your calendars for GLASA’s 10th Annual 5k Run, Walk & Roll and Post-Race Party on September 9, 2017. Join us for one of the largest CARA certified 5K races in the Chicago-land area serving competitive and recreational runners and athletes with disabilities. The start and finish of the race is the Gorton Community Center, with the race winding through the streets of Lake Forest.

Early bird: $30 (until June 30, 2017)
July 1- August 31st: $35
September 1-Race Day: $40

*CARA and Military Discounts Available

REFUNDS are not allowed for this race


Event Start Location
Gorton Community Center
400 E Illinois Rd
Lake Forest, IL US 60045

Course Description
The start and finish of the race is the Gorton Community Center, with the race winding through the streets of Lake Forest.
USATF Course Certification: IL-09029-JW

Awards
Awards will be presented at the Post-Race Party beginning at 7:00 PM. Overall Runners will determined by Gun Time and all other participant places will be decided by Chip Time.
Immediately following the race, award presentations to first three places is Overall Runners and Team Awards categories; All Adaptive Athletes winners will be announced;
1st, 2nd & 3rd place runner’s names will be announced and award pick up will be at the awards table.
Race Results are posted at the race, on the race website, GLASA and CARA websites.

AWARDS:
Overall Runners Male & Female:
1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Medals awarded.

TEAM AWARDS:
1st, 2nd and 3rd Place

ADAPTIVE DIVISION:
Male and Female 18 & Under
Male and Female 19 & Over

RUNNERS:
Male & Female
14 and under, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 – 74, 75 – 79, 80 – 84 & 85 and Over
1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Prizes and Medals awarded in each age group.


Packet Pickup / Expo
Friday, September 8
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Kiddles Sports
258 Market Square, Lake Forest, IL

Saturday, September 9
12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL


Post Race Activities
Post-Race Party will immediately follow the race continue with games, food and drinks, music by Suede Stout and Lynette Foss, awards and tons of fun at the post-race party.

Weather
Rain- the event will NOT be cancelled due to rain alone.
In the event of inclement weather, the race will attempt to continue under the following circumstances:
Lightning- the event will be postponed by 30 minutes. If lightening is closer than 6 miles away at 5:00 PM then the race will be postponed by 30 minutes. Runners should wait inside the Gorton Community Center. If the lightning continues to be within 6 miles at 5:30 PM, then the race will be cancelled.

PACKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED IN THE EVENT OF CANCELLATION – Check the website to see where packets can be picked up in the event of cancellation.


Parking
Handicapped Parking at the Gorton Community Center
Additional Parking: City lots north of the Gorton Community Center and directly across from the venue on Deerpath Rd. and McKinley
 
 

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