The 2019 Run for 102 / Run for the Roses will be held Sunday morning, May 19, 2019. The race kicks off with the 5K at 8:00am followed by the 1 mile at 9:00. A post-race party begins immediately following the 1 mile event and will include food provided by our sponsors along with additional fun activities. There will be a medal ceremony at 9:15am. The 5K course travels through the tree-lined residential streets of La Grange Park while the 1-mile event is a shorter distance that is spectator-friendly.
The course starts and ends at Forest Road School (901 Forest Road, LaGrange Park) and travels a route through the tree-lined streets of LaGrange Park.
Look for details on packet pick-up when registration opens.
Bib & Timing
Each participant will receive a B-Tag timing chip attached to their bib when they pick up their race materials at packet pickup. Please do not remove the B-Tag from your bib. Results for each participant will include finish time and pace. Official results will be posted online within 24 hours of race.
In order to receive an accurate time, please be sure your bib is:
Race results will be available within 24 hours of the race day.
Commemorative award medals will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in multiple age groups for each the 5K and 1 mile event. All participants are only eligible for one award medal. The awards ceremony will take place immediately following the event at approximately 9:15 am.
Please note that a 15-minute mile pace or faster is required. If you fall below this pace, the race organizers can no longer guarantee course support. Medical support, portable toilets and road closures will begin to become unavailable to participants. The local police and race organizers will ask you to either move onto the sidewalk or require you to be transported further up on the course to catch up to the 15 min. per mile group.