Autumn Leaf 5K celebrates its 10th year at Oakdale Nature Preserve Park on Saturday, Oct. 2nd beginning at 9:00 am. This event is for all ages and skill levels of runners, walkers and nature enthusiasts. The course consists of a 5K trail run through varied terrain including wide tree-lined trails, moderate hills, prairie areas, bridge crossings and several single-track trail sections. Start and finish lines will be in close proximity and the race will be timed using a chip timing system.
The cost is $25 with registration by October 1st and $35 on race day. All proceeds from the Autumn Leaf Run go to the Freeport Parks Foundation to help fund upcoming projects at Oakdale Nature Preserve.
Register online through Freeport Park District – https://webtrac.freeportparkdistrict.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/wbsearch.html?xxmod=ar&wbsi=8e511b5c-ee5c-849c-e611-81d62db6058b&xxsearch=yes&xxcategory=5K
Register online through Run Signup (additional fee) – https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Freeport/ParkFoundationAutumnLeafRun
Register over the phone by calling 815-235-6114.
Race day onsite registration from 8:00 – 8:30 am
The race will feature a team competition consisting of teams of 3 people. The lowest combined places from all 3 runners will win the team trophy.