The Oak Park Runners Club Presents the 35th Annual Running of:
April 10, 2016
8:45 AM Youth Mile | 9:10 AM Women’s 5K | 9:11 AM 5K Walk | 9:50 AM Men's 5K | 10:30 AM Junior Dash

Awards and Prizes


Handmade plaques to will be awarded to:

  • Top 3 female and male 5K run winners overall
  • Top 3 finishers in each 5K race age group
  • Top 3 finishers in each 5K Clydesdale/Athena weight group (only one division this year)
  • Top 3 Mother/Daughter and Father/Son teams
  • Overall female and male Youth Mile winners.

    Medals will be awarded to top 3 in each Youth Mile age group. Additionally, the first place age group winners of the Youth Mile will also receive a Competitive Foot gift certificates.

    Ribbons will be awarded to all Youth Mile and Eastlake Chiropractic & Healthcare Center 5K Fitness Walk finishers.

    All finishers of the Women's 5K will receive a flower!

    Age Groups:
    1-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44
    45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80+

    Clydesdale and Athena runner weight groups are listed below in pounds. To be eligible to compete in these classes runners must weigh in at the Clydesdale/Athena station in the High School after 7:30 am and at least 15 minutes before the start of their event.

    Clydesdale/Athena Weight Groups (5K race only)
    Group A B C
    Women 145-154 155-169 170+
    Men 180-199 200-224 225+

  • Prizes

    A $100 prize will be awarded to the top female and male runner in the Open Division. A $50 prize will be awarded to the top female and male runner in the Master’s Division (age 40 & up).

    $100 Additional Cash Prize for Setting a New Course Record!
    Set a new course record and win $100 (in addition to the prize money listed above).

    Records are:
    Women’s Open: 16:31, Mary Knisely, 1998
    Women’s Masters: 16:56, Mary Knisely, 2001
    Men’s Open: 14:25, Artur Blasinski, 1998
    Men’s Masters: 14:52, Phil Bedford, 2002