The FLW Races are Oct 19, 2014. Registration is now open!
Now in our 38th year! Bring your racing and running season to a close in historic Oak Park with the flat, fast, and scenic route of the 2014 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 19 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.
Sign Up Today!
NEW THIS YEAR – register by 5pm on September 19 and you will be guaranteed your selected shirt size!
Entry Fee Through
11:59pm on September 30
Entry Fee Starting
12:00am on October 1
8:00am - 5K Run/Walk
8:45am - 10K Run
9:00am - Youth Mile (Ages 7-14)
WHAT YOU GET
Participants receive a long-sleeved race t-shirt, a jam-packed goody bag, entry into the post-race pancake breakfast, a coupon for a free scoop of custard from Culver's, and refreshments in the finish line area! Register by 5pm on September 19 and you will be guaranteed your selected shirt size!
RACE DAY FUN INCLUDES
- Health & Fun Fair in race finish area opens at 7:30am
- Post-race Pancake Breakfast for participants inside OPRF’s South Cafeteria
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. Results will be posted online at www.oakpark.com by 8pm on race day.
Youth Mile Run Age Divisions
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
Ways to Register
SIGN UP ONLINE
The online registration deadline is noon on Friday, October 17. You must have a Household ID number/User Name & Password to register online for the Frank Lloyd Wright Races. There are no additional fees for online registration. Registration will close early as races reach capacity.
If you registered for the Races since 2011, or are a current Park District user, you are already set up in our system and can register online! If you have forgotten your username/password, you can retrieve it by entering your email address on our forgotten password/username form, or contact our offices at (708) 725-2000 during normal business hours for assistance.
SIGN UP IN PERSON
LOCATION: Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake Street in Oak Park, IL
M - F: 8:30am - 7pm
Sa & Su: 8:30am - 5pm
LOCATION: GRC, 21 Lake Street in Oak Park, IL
M - F: 8:30am - 7pm
Sa: 8:30am - 5pm
Su: 9am - 3pm
*Registration will close early as races reach capacity
SIGN UP VIA FAX OR MAIL BY SEPTEMBER 19
You may also print the entry form and register by fax at 708-383-5702. Register by mail by sending your entry to:
FLW Races Registration
Park District of Oak Park
415 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
Packet Pickup Starts Thursday, October 16
Packet pickup begins the week before the race. NEW THIS YEAR! Packet pickup at RCRC, 415 Lake Street
Th, Oct 16 – F, Oct 17 from 8:30am-7pm
Sa, Oct 18 from 10am-1pm
Shirt sizes are guaranteed only if you register by September 19. Register early to ensure you get your preferred size.
Packet pickup on race day will begin at 6:00am inside the OPRF High School Fieldhouse, 201 N. Scoville in Oak Park.
PICKING UP SOMEONE ELSE'S PACKET?
If you are picking up someone else's packet for them, you must provide either a) a copy of their receipt or b) a copy of their photo ID.
B-TAG TIMING (NO 5K WALK B-TAGS)
The 38th Annual Frank Lloyd Wright Races uses 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 pickup. The 5K Walk is not timed, so no B-Tags will be issued to walkers.
BE A VOLUNTEER
An Exclusive Volunteers-Only T-Shirt
VIP treatment on Race Day!
Access to the event's Pancake Breakfast
Coupon for a free scoop of custard from Culver's
Sign up to be a volunteer today! You can choose
- Race Day Volunteer 5:45am-11am (this includes packet pickup assistance, course security)
- Race Day Volunteer 6:45am-11am (this includes water stations, course security)
- Pre-Race Volunteer (this includes assisting with preparation tasks the week before the event)
Please note volunteers for course security must be 16+.
Interested in volunteering? Please fill out the volunteer form and submit by:
Mail: J. Heim, FLW Races, 415 Lake Street, Oak Park, IL 60302
Email: to Jessica Heim
Fax: (708) 725-2301
Have questions? Call 708-725-2000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Thank you to Our Sponsors!
Youth Mile Sponsors
Forest Park Orthodontics
Trader Joe’s, Oak Park
West Suburban Medical Center
Advanced Physical Medicine
Employee Resource Systems, Inc.
Flat Top Grill
Hawk Chrysler Jeep
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Visit Oak Park
Wednesday Journal Newspaper, Oakpark.com
Additional Sponsors include:
Bruegger's Bagels, Oak Park
Camp Bow Wow