Palatine Park District hosts annual Feet Fest Aug. 29

  • Runners navigate the course during a previous Feet Fest in Palatine. This year, the 18th annual Feet Fest, hosted by the Palatine Park District, will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at Towne Square, 150 W. Palatine Road, Palatine.

    Runners navigate the course during a previous Feet Fest in Palatine. This year, the 18th annual Feet Fest, hosted by the Palatine Park District, will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at Towne Square, 150 W. Palatine Road, Palatine. Courtesy of Palatine Park District

 
Submitted by Palatine Park District
Posted7/30/2021 10:35 AM

Palatine Park District hosts the 18th annual Feet Fest at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at Towne Square, 150 W. Palatine Road, Palatine.

Do you want to take the easy road or the hard road? The "easy road" will feature a standard two-mile run. The "hard road" will feature several optional exercise stations along the two-mile route.

 

All registered participants will receive a drawstring race goody bag, event T-shirt, medal, and post-race refreshments. The race will have a timed finish, with results available online at palatineparks.org.

Preregistration is available online at palatineparks.org through Monday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. using program code 340070-16. The fee for preregistration is $25 per person. If two family members pay the full fee, the fee for additional family members in the same household is just $22 each.

Day-of event registration will be available at Towne Square beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 29 for $30 each; the family discount is not available.

Prerace guided stretching will begin at 8:45 a.m. near the starting line on the north end of Towne Square.

The 2021 Feet Fest Family Run is made possible by a variety of community partners. This year's Presenting Sponsor is Palatine Bank & Trust.

For information about Feet Fest, contact Recreation & Fitness Program Coordinator Alison Shariatzadeh at (847) 925-6000, ext. 2763, or ashariatzadeh@palatineparks.org.

Individuals, organizations, and service groups are invited to volunteer at the event as well. For information, visit volunteer.palatineparks.org or contact Jessica Drew, volunteer coordinator, at (847) 496-6212 or jdrew@palatineparks.org.