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Sun, Nov 05 | Meadowbrook Park

25th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie

 

The 25th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie includes a 10K and 5K

run and 5K walk using chip timing to benefit Grand Prairie Friends.

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Time & Location

Nov 5, 9:00 AM

Meadowbrook Park, 2808 S Race St, Urbana, IL 61802, USA

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About the Event

The 25th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie includes a 10K and 5K run and 5K walk using chip timing to benefit Grand Prairie Friends.

 

This race circles the beautiful 130-acre Meadowbrook Park and prairie in Urbana, Illinois.  The proceeds support Grand Prairie Friends, a non-profit organization committed to preserving and restoring tallgrass prairie and woodlands in east central Illinois for the benefit of endangered plants and animals.

 

Post-race activities include food, music, and race awards.  This 250-300 person race is one of the last runs of the season at a beautiful time of year.  Family and youth are very welcome.

 

REGISTRATION:

 

EVENT DETAILS & SCHEDULE:

Location: The race begins on Race St. near Clark-Lindsey Village (just south of Windsor Rd) and ends at the Garden Pavilion in Meadowbrook Park, Urbana, IL

 

Parking:  Paved parking lot by Garden Pavilion, on east side of Race St. just South of Windsor.  Paved parking lot by Meadowbrook Playground, on south side of Windsor. Grassy parking lot on the west side of Race St. immediately South of Windsor.  Please do not park in Clark-Lindsey Village parking lot.

 

Race Start Time:  Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 9:00am.  The 10K and 5K race start times will be slightly staggered to reduce congestion.

 

Course Information: The 5K race circles Meadowbrook Park.  The 10K race circles Meadowbrook Park and adjacent areas.  All races end in a trail run.

 

Download course maps here:

5k Rattlesnake Master Course

10K Rattlesnake Master Course

 

Packet Pickup: Race packets available noon-4pm on Saturday, November 4 at Body n’ Sole, 1317 Dunlap, Savoy, IL (217-356-8926). Packets also available on race day from 8-8:45am at the Garden Pavilion in Meadowbrook Park only (near the Race Street Parking lot).

 

Post Race Activities: Race awards and music at the Garden Pavilion. Food and beverage free to participants.

 

T-Shirts: Registrations received by Sunday, Oct 22 may opt for a t-shirt (unisex XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL).

 

Regulations:

  • No dogs, strollers, or hiking poles.

  • State and local COVID guidelines will apply.

  • No refunds once registration is completed.

  • Have fun!

 

Questions: rattlesnake@grandprairiefriends.org

 

 

View our amazing list of SPONSORS here!

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