Mattoon Knights of Columbus Fall Festival 5K Race the Cross

Event Date

Sun, Sep 21, 2014


Mattoon, IL

About This Activity

Welcome to the 5th Annual Knights of Columbus Fall Festival Race the Cross!  For the 5th running of the cross, we have reduced the early registration prices.  No roller blades or pets, please, and strollers only for the walk. Post race party on the Festival grounds with a hamburger stand, games and activities for the kids. During the awards ceremony/post race celebration we will be giving away cash and other prizes. There will be pre-race entertainment on the picnic grounds. This year's prizes will be fantastic as always due to our generous sponsors.


Team Challenge: Teams with 10 or more racers in the 5K or 10K race will receive $25 in raffle tickets. Largest overall team in all events (including walkers and fun runners) will win $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash. Largest Knights of Columbus Team will receive $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash. The traveling trophies will also be awarded.

The fastest male and female teams in each race will be given a $50 cash prize as well. Minimum 5 persons in the event to qualify.


The Youth Fun Run will be September 21, 2014 and starts promptly at noon. The cost is $6 for early registration and $10 for late registration. All pre-registered entrants under 12 will be given a participation medal.


The 10K and 5K race as well as the 5K walk will begin at 12:15 and feature chip timing for fast and accurate results. Cost for the timed races is $20 for early registration and $26 for late registration. Packet pickup will be available on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 7:15 p.m. in the K of C Hall.

Race day registration and packet pickup will open at 10:00 a.m. and terminate at 11:45 a.m. in the K of C Hall.

Must be pre-registered to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Event details and schedule

1 Mile Fun Run -- 12:00

5K Race, 5K walk, 10K Race -- 12:15

Awards Ceremony begins at 1:15 in the beer tent.

Mut be present to win door prizes, awards will not be mailed.

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