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Frank Lloyd Wright Races

Registration for the 39th Annual Frank Lloyd Wright Races is now open. Register before September 1 and save $10!

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Race date is set for Sunday, October 18, 2015!
Bring your racing and running season to a close in historic Oak Park with the flat, fast, and scenic route of the 2015 Frank Lloyd Wright Races, featuring a 5K Run/Walk, the 10K Run, and the Youth Mile for ages 7-14. All events are on Sunday, October 18 and start just east of Oak Park River Forest High School (201 N. Scoville Avenue in Oak Park) at Scoville and Ontario Streets, and finish on Scoville in front of the school. The course for the 10K passes by eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, including the Home and Studio!

Interested in volunteering? Click here for more information!

Haven't started training yet? No problem! Take our 6 weeks to 5k/10k Training class, starting Sept 8.

NEW for 2015!

FLW Oatmeal Bar: Craft your own oatmeal creation! Sponsored by Trader Joe's.
Mascot Races: Featuring Culver's Scoopie, Trader Joe's Pickles, PDOP's Oakie and Parker, and more!
Participant Perks: Access to post-race showers, local merchant discounts & more.

Have questions? Call 708-725-2000 or email flwraces@pdop.org for more info.

ENTRY FEES:

Participants will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt (shirt size guaranteed if registered by September 19th), entry into the oatmeal bar, and refreshments in the finish line area.

Early registration fees through 11:59pm on Monday, August 31st:
5K Run or 10K Run - $35
5K Walk - $30
Youth Mile - $20

Registration fees starting Tuesday, September 1 through Saturday, October 17 at 1pm.
5K Run or 10K Run - $45
5K Walk - $40
Youth Mile - $30  

Download the registration form (PDF)

HOW TO REGISTER:

  • ONLINE at www.flwraces.com. Deadline is 11:59pm on Friday, October 16.
  • MAIL completed form to 415 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60302. Must be postmarked by Friday, September 18.
  • FAX completed form to (708) 725-2301. Deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, September 18.
  • WALK-IN at the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex (415 Lake Street, Oak Park) or the Gymnastics and Recreation Center (21 Lake Street, Oak Park). Deadline is 7pm on Friday, October 16.

NOTE: Once the race is full, registration will close. If the race does not fill early, registration will close on Saturday, October 17 at 1pm. No registration will be taken after the Saturday deadline or on Sunday, October 18. Registration for this activity is non-refundable.

PACKET PICK-UP:

Runners can pick up their packets on the dates/locations listed below:

Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake Street, Oak Park

  • Thursday, October 15 from 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Friday, October 16 from 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday, October 17 from 10:00am-1:00pm

Oak Park and River Forest High School Field House, 201 N. Scoville, Oak Park

  • Sunday, October 18 starting at 6:00am

RACE TIMES:

5K Walk/Run starts at 8AM

10K Run starts at 8:45 AM

Youth Mile starts at 9 AM

CHRONOTRACK B-TAG TIMING (NO 5K WALK B-TAGS):

The 39th Annual Frank Lloyd Wright Races are using the B-Tag timing system, a disposable tag that stays mounted on the runner's bib. The race bib and B-Tag will be distributed at packet pick-up. The 5K Walk is not timed, so no B-Tags will be issued to walkers.

AGE DIVISIONS & AWARDS

Awards are given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place (male & female) for 5K and10K overall, 5K and 10K age divisions, and Youth Mile age divisions. Award ceremonies are staggered, with 5K awards first, Youth Mile awards second, and 10K awards last.

  • Youth Mile Run Age Divisionsarmsup
    7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14
  • 5K Run and 10K Run Age Divisions
    0-14, 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 & up

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

FLW-15-Sponsors

Plantinum Sponsor:
Dominican University

Youth Mile Sponsor:
Forest Park Orthodontics

Gold Sponsors:
Lively Athletics
Triton College
Culvers
Trader Joe's
Fleet Feet
West Suburban Medical Center
Wednesday Journal

Silver Sponsors:
Hawk Chrysler Dodge Jeep
Athletico
Advanced Physical Medicine
Shriners Children's Hospital
Best Vacuum
@ properties
Rush Oak Park

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