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 www.parkfun.com, 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 www.active.com.
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 www.parkfun.com.