Outrun the chill with a 5K run and warm up afterward with a chili lunch.
Schaumburg Park District's annual 5K Chilly Chili Race will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Schaumburg Golf Club, 401 N. Roselle Road. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 9:45 a.m. There will be a pre-race briefing at 9:45 a.m. A chili lunch will be served after the 3.1 mile run on the USATF-certified course. Participants ages 21 and older will receive one free beer. Additional beer and soda will be available for purchase.
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Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners as well as the first-, second- and third-place male and female winners in the 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 and older age categories. Award certificates will be distributed the day of the event.
Preregistration cost is $35. The preregistration deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26. The first 200 participants to register are guaranteed a long-sleeve hooded shirt that will be available for pickup at 8 a.m. on race day. Day-of registration cost is $40. Race day registration will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 9:45 a.m. Race-day registrants may receive a shirt at registration if available.
The 5K Chilly Chili Race is a Schaumburg CAN (Children-Activity-Nutrition) program. Schaumburg CAN's mission is to align the community around opportunities that build a foundation of healthy activity and nutrition for children.
Race is sponsored by Alexian Brothers Health System and Dick Pond Athletics.
For information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit www.parkfun.com.
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