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Race in the Home Run 5K and 1/2 Mile Youth Run

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  • Children race in the 1/2 Mile Youth Run as parents encourage them.Schaumburg Park District

    Children race in the 1/2 Mile Youth Run as parents encourage them.Schaumburg Park District

Schaumburg Park District

Be first to cross home plate at the annual run to Schaumburg's baseball stadium.

Schaumburg Park District's Home Run 5K will begin at 8 a.m., June 8 in the Schaumburg Baseball Stadium parking lot and end inside Schaumburg Baseball Stadium, 1999 S. Springinsguth Road. The chip-timed event for ages 6 and older will be held on a USATF certified 3.1 mile course. Multiple age divisions are available for the 5K race.

The ½ mile run for youth ages 3 to 9 will start at 7:30 a.m. Medals will be given to all participants. Parents are encouraged to run with children. The Home Run ½ Mile Youth Run is a Schaumburg CAN (Children -- Activity -- Nutrition) event.

All participants are required to complete an official race registration form available at, Park District facilities, or by calling (847) 490-7015. Race forms must be returned to the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road. Online registration is available at

The 5K pre-registration fee is $35 and required by 5 p.m., June 4. Race-day registration fee is $40. The ½ mile youth run fee is $10. Check-in, packet pick-up and race-day registration will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Packet pick-up is also available at the Community Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 7 for both races.

The first 200 runners will receive a T-shirt. Schaumburg Park District cannot guarantee shirt sizes.

The event is sponsored by Dick Pond Athletics and Alexian Brothers Health System.

For more information, call (847) 490-7015 or visit

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