SwedishAmerican State Street Mile


Event Date

Sat, Aug 6, 2016


Rockford, IL



Activity Today Later

State Street Mile - Open Heat - Men & Women - 17-39 years old

$20 $20 Closed

State Street Mile - Masters Heat - Men & Women - 40 years and older

$20 $20 Closed

Ben Newson Jr. - State Street Mile - K-High School - Girls Heat 5:20 pm - Boys Heat 5:40 pm

$10 $10 Closed

Kids Fun Run - 12 years and younger - (Approximate 1/4 mile) - Free - Must Pre-Register

$0 $0 Closed

SwedishAmerican State Street Mile Volunteer

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

                 32nd Annual SwedishAmerian State Street Mile

                                                                "Fastest Mile in the Midwest"                                                                                                                                                     A Memorial to Dick Berry

                                                                                                     Sponsored by:

                SwedishAmerican a Divison of UW Health 

The race starts on East State Street (between Regan and Summit Streets) close to the entrance to SwedishAmerican Hospital. The point to point course is downhill and fast, with the finish on the State Street bridge. Splits at each 1/4. For additional race information, visit www.swedishamerican.org
Schedule of Events
 5:00 PM Masters Heat - ( Men and Women, 40 years and older. )    5:20 PM Ben Newson Jr. Girls Heat - ( Girls K-12 in fall of 2015.)   5:40 PM Ben Newson Jr. Boys Heat - ( Boys K-12 in fall of 2015.)  6:00 PM Open Heat - ( Men & Women 17-39 years old. )  6:20 PM Kids Free Fun Run on State Street Bridge - Must Pre-Register

7:00 PM Awards Ceremony

Awards - Prize Money - Age Groups
Prize money will be awarded to top three male and female finishers in Open heat: $150 for 1st, $100 for 2nd and $50 for 3rd. Masters Heat $100 for 1st place overall male & female                                                                            

Age Group Awards given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, male and female, in each age group of the Ben Newson Jr heats (6 & under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19) and Open heat (17-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39)  Masters Heat (40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+). Ribbons given to all finishers of the Kids Fun Run.

$1,000 High School Challenge
The high school that has the most registered and participating students, staff and faculty will receive a $1,000 prize for their athletic department. Each registrant will designate their school and grade level or faculty/staff position. We encourage school spirit by wearing you school apparel on race day! (Participants must  cross the finish line to count toward the High School Challenge.)

Register by July 24th to guarantee receiving shirt.  (Sorry, no t-shirts for the Kids Fun Run.)

Packet Pickup:  Packet pick up times and locations: Friday, August 5  from 11am - 7 PM at Runner's Image, 219 E. State St.; Saturday, August 6 from Noon - 4 PM at Runner's Image, 219 E. State St.; Saturday from 4:00pm at SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 East State Street. RACE  REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 4 PM on Saturday, August 6.   Race Day Registration  Race day registration will be available from 10:00am to 4 PM at Runner's Image, 219 E. State St. REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 4 PM on race day. No Exceptions.  Note no discounts for day of registrations sign up by July 24th to guarantee a shirt!

Race Benefits:  Rockford Sports Coalition and Rockford Wildcats youth running team.  Please consider an additional donation when signing up.

Race is hosted by the Rockford Road Runners for past history of race and results visit - State Street Mile

Note no Refunds.

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