16th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie
Meadowbrook Park in Urbana, IL
Printable flier with entry form and other important information available HERE.
About the Race
The race will begin and end at Meadowbrook Park near the pavilion by the Organic Gardens (entrance off Race Street).
The 5K run/walk will traverse Meadowbrook Park one and a half times before returning to the finish line. The 10K race will be directed south on Race Street into the Yankee Ridge subdivision before returning to and circling Meadowbrook Park. The course for all races ends in a short trail run through the prairie.
Please leave dogs, strollers and walking sticks at home.
Race packets may be picked-up noon-5:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Body n' Sole, corner of Rt. 45 South and Curtis Rd., 1317 Dunlap, Savoy 61874; (217) 356-8926.
Packets will also be available at the Race Street pavilion at Meadowbrook Park on the morning of the race at 8:00-8:45 a.m.
Awards and Post-Race Activities
Awards will be presented in the pavilion by the finish line.
The top three male and female participants in each age category will receive an award. Overall male and female winners will receive a matted prairie photograph and certificate. All other awards will be in the form of a live native prairie plant and a certificate.
Post-race activities include a raffle, refreshments, and an informational display representing environmental activities and volunteer opportunities in the area.
Entry Fee: $15 (race day $20)
Entry fee is $15 until Oct 26th, and goes up to $20 thereafter.
Register by Oct 26th to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Online registration (easier for all concerned)
To preregister by mail, have entry postmarked by Saturday, October 26.
Make check payable to Grand Prairie Friends.
Mail to: Body n' Sole Sports, Attn: Rattlesnake Master Run, 1317 Dunlap Savoy, IL 61874.