Groovin in the Grove 5K - 26th Annual

Event Date

Sat, May 9, 2015


Downers Grove, IL

About This Activity

About This Event
26th Annual Race sponsored by the Midwestern University Sports Medicine Club to benefit Sharing Connections Furniture Bank in Downers Grove.  A great family event for Mothers Day weekend that benefits a very worthwhile cause.  Awards for Top Mom & Top 3 Male & Female Runners.  The race will be chip timed.  Medals for Top 3 Males & Females in each age group & all children in the kids races (1K, 1/2K & 100 yard dash).  Flowers for all Moms, Refreshment Tent, DJ, Massage, Running Store Vendors, Clown, Face Painting & Moon Jump for the kids & Lots of Great Raffle Prizes at the finish. There will also be the option to add in the Warrior Fitness Challenge to the 5K.  This involves sit ups and pushups in addition to the 5K.  You will receive a score for each event and medals will be awarded for the top finishers.  Proceeds from teh Warrior Fitness Challenge will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project - seee website for more details. Register online at


The Course
USATF certified course, starts and ends on the campus of Midwestern University at the Recreation & Wellness Center. The course has a couple hilly sections. Split times and water available on the course. The link to the course map is


Short sleeve tech shirts guaranteed for all pre-registered runners. Awards & Medals for Top Mom, Top 3 Male & Female Overall. Age group medals for Top 3 Male & Female. Flowers for all Moms. Medals for all children.

Post Race Activities
*Great Raffle Prizes                                                 *Massage             *Clown                                                                                             *DJ                       *Inflatable for kids                                                                           *

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