The Autumn Leaf Run, now in its 6th year, will be held at Oakdale Nature Preserve on Saturday, Oct. 6th at 9:00 a.m. This event is open to all ages and all skill levels of runners, walkers and nature enthusiasts.
The race 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. The start and finish lines will be near each other 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 be used for replacing 500 trees damaged by the Emerald Ash Borer.
Select any of the following to register–.
- 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
- Mail in form with payment – Registration Form
- Register over the phone by calling 815-235-6114.
- Race day registration from 8:00 – 8:30 AM
This year’s 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.