Mattoon Knights of Columbus Fall Festival 5K Race the Cross

5K, 10K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Sep 20, 2015


Mattoon, IL


Activity Today Later

5K Race - Individual

$25 $30 Closed

10K Race - Individual

$25 $25 Closed

1 Mile Fun Run - Individual

$10 $15 Closed

About This Activity

Welcome to the 6th Annual Knights of Columbus Fall Festival Race the Cross!  No roller blades, strollers or pets, please. 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 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  teams in each race will be given a $50 cash prize as well. Minimum 5 persons in the event to qualify.  New for this year, teams may be co-ed.

The Youth Fun Run will be September 20, 2015 and starts promptly at noon.  All pre-registered entrants under 12 will be given a participation medal.

The 10K and 5K race as well will begin at 12:15 and feature chip timing for fast and accurate results.  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, 10K Race -- 12:15

Course closes at 1:30. 

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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