Passavant Area Hospital Foundation

Passavant-Gatorade 5K-10K Race

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | 7:30 a.m.
Founders Lane, east side of the Passavant Campus

Our race is the longest consecutively run race in Jacksonville. This year is our 26th anniversary!

Online registration is now closed. You may register at packet pickups or day of race.

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Entry fee: Advance entry fee is $20 per person; $19 for SRRC members. Race day entry fee is $25; $24 for SRRC members. Shirts are guaranteed if pre-registered by 5 p.m., May 14, 2018. Entry fee includes a technical running shirt, post-race refreshments, and more.

Beneficiary of proceeds:  Ainsley's Angels in Central Illinois is the beneficiary of proceeds from the 2018 Passavant-Gatorade 5K-10K. Ainsley's Angels provides specially-equipped racing wheelchairs to enable individuals with limited mobility the opportunity to experience the excitement of a road race. Ainsley's Angels recruits runners to push the wheelchairs in local and area races and have participated in the Passavant-Gatorade 5K-10K the past several years. The non-profit organization has a roster of 50 runners and more than 30 riders. 

Packet Pick-up:

  • For Springfield-area runners: 
    Thursday, May 24, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Springfield Running Center, 2943 West White Oaks Drive, Springfield. You may also register at pick-up.
  • For Jacksonville-area runners: 
    Friday, May 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the Main Lobby at Passavant. You may also register at pick-up.

Race day Registration/Packet Pick-up: Begins at 6:30 a.m. at the registration tables on Founders Lane on the east side of the Passavant campus.

Timing: Gun times will be used for awards.

Course: Both courses are USA Track and Field-certified. Runners should be prepared for a P.R. as the course is mainly flat and fast! The race begins and ends on the east side of the Passavant campus and is run through mostly residential areas on the city’s west side. 5K and 10K participants run together until the 1.25 mile mark, where the 10K runners head south and then west for an out and back and the 5K runners head east to the finish line. Course Map

Awards: Award to top overall male and female finishers in each race and the first, second, and third place finishers, male and female, in the following age categories: under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, and 55-59; male 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over; and female 60 and over.

SRRC Participation Series: Both races qualify for the Springfield Road Runner’s Club Participation Series points.

Food: Post-race food includes an assortment of Gatorade, bagels, watermelon, grapes, and frozen juice bars.

Showers: Available at Fitness World Health Club (across the street) following the race. Runners must show their number at the desk.

Prizes: All runners are eligible for prize drawings following the race.

Directions from Springfield: Exit right on the first Jacksonville exit (Exit 68). Proceed west approximately 2-3 miles. Highway becomes Morton Avenue after crossing the underpass. Proceed west on Morton Avenue approximately 2.5 miles until Westgate Avenue. Turn right on Westgate Avenue. Proceed north approximately 1.5 miles until you reach Passavant.

Parking: Please use the parking lots on the west, south, and north sides of the hospital. Watch for signs.

Questions: 217-479-5858 or email

Thanks to our sponsors for their support: 
MJ Kellner  
Darr Leutz, MD/Springfield Clinic Orthopedic Group    
Evan Lloyd Architects 
The Source                         
Marcia Auld, DMD 
Jacksonville Savings Bank                         
The Cubby Hole                                                  
Pro Com Services                             
David Large Professional Painting                             
Jacksonville Journal Courier                         
Morgan County Fair                        
O’Shea Builders                                
Financial Resources Group           
The Cubby Hole                                
The Medicine Shoppe   
Fitness World Health Club
HSHS Medical Foot & Ankle Associates
Mayor Andy Ezard
Jacksonville Auto Mart
Production Xpress