Race Date: The 2017 Passavant-Gatorade 5K and 10K is Saturday, May 27, beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Founders Lane on the east side of the Passavant campus. Our race is the longest consecutively run race in Jacksonville. This year is our 25th anniversary!
Special thanks to our 2017 sponsors!
Gatorade; M.J. Kellner; Darr Leutz, MD; Central Illinois Community Blood Center; O’Shea Builders, Jacksonville Area Visitors and Convention Bureau; Jacksonville Savings Bank; CPI; Production Press; Financial Resources Group; Marcia Auld, DMD; David Large Professional Painting; AirEvac Lifeteam #27; The Source; The Cubby Hole; Evan Lloyd Architects; and Fitness World Health Club.
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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 15, 2017. Entry fee includes a technical running shirt, post-race refreshments, and more.
This year’s proceeds benefit the Jacksonville Saints Special Olympics Team.
For Springfield-area runners: Thursday, May 25, 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 26, 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.
All race finishers will receive a Passavant-Gatorade Race 25th Anniversary commemorative medal.
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.
Results: Complete results are posted the same day at passavanthospital.com.
|10K – Men:||Brian Scott
||36:19||10K – Men:||Bryan Glass||32:25 (2013)|
|10K – Women:||Madeline Jackson||44:46||10K – Women:||Joy Guardia||39:15 (2013)|
|5K – Men:||Jacob Covell
||17:50||5K – Men:||Bryan Glass||15:36 (2012)|
|5K – Women:||Kelly Vandermaiden
||21:17||5K – Women:||Hailee Elmore||18:57 (2003)|