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Frank Lloyd Wright Races

Race Day is October 21. Registration is now open!


Bring your racing and running season to a close in historic Oak Park with the flat, fast, and scenic route of the 2018 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 21 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! Our course has been re-certified to alleviate multiple start lines for the races.

New this year!  Kids participating in the Youth Mile are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.


Registration Info and Entry Fees
Packet Pick Up
Race Times- New Times for 2018!
Age Divisions and Awards


All participants in each race will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt (shirt size guaranteed if registered by September 1), access to refreshments and sponsor giveaways, massages, and screenings in the post-race sponsor area. All participants also receive admission to the oatmeal breakfast bar in the cafeteria.  After the race, each registrant will be emailed free pictures and videos of themselves at the race. Share it on Facebook, tweet it, or download it and print it out.

Register early, prices go up $10 on September 1.

Prices through Aug 31

5K Walk $33
5K Run $38
10K Run $38
Youth Mile $23

Prices starting Sept 1

5K Walk $43
5K Run $48
10K Run $48
Youth Mile $33



You asked and we responded. A simplified registration process is available through RAM Racing. No more setting up or signing into your household.

ONLINE Registration is now open

WALK-IN at the Ridgeland  Common Recreation Complex (415 Lake Street, Oak Park) or the Gymnastics and Recreation Center (21 Lake Street, Oak Park). WALK-IN registration will close at 1pm on Saturday, October 20.

Registration for the race is non-refundable.



Runners can pick up their packets on the dates/locations listed below. Please bring in a copy of your registration confirmation email that has the QR code, or have it pulled up on your phone to speed up the process. If you are picking up for a friend, you will need to have their confirmation email as well. 

Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake Street, Oak Park

  • Thursday, October 18 from 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Friday, October 19 from 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday, October 20 from 10:00am-1:00pm

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

  • Sunday, October 21 starting at 6:00am


Note: New times for 2018!

10K Run starts at 8:00AM

5K Walk/Run starts at 8:15AM

Youth Mile starts at 9:15 AM


The 42nd 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.


Race results will be posted along the south wall inside the Fieldhouse when they become available. They will also be online on both and



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 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

NEW THIS YEAR: Winners for each age division can pick up their medals immediately after the completion of all the races. The award ceremony will be for Male/Female overall & Youth Mile winners.

Awards can be picked up after the race at Lively Athletics, 109 N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60301.

Some of the Perks of Running the FLW Races:

FLW Oatmeal Bar: Craft your own oatmeal creation! Sponsored by Trader Joe's.
Photo Downloads: We’ll capture you in high-resolution shots, and track those shots using your unique bib number. After the race, each registrant will be emailed free pictures and videos of themselves at the race. Share it on Facebook, tweet it, or download it and print it out

Have questions? Call 708-725-2000 or email for more info.


Know someone who would like to help out on race day? We have many different opportunites for volunteers. See more info about volunteering.


Public transportation is recommended or parking is available on near-by streets. Please read parking restrictions carefully.


triple_crown_logo_490Community wellness is a top priority, so we've partnered with the Good for Life 5k and Hemingway 8k to introduce the Triple Crown Medal. Participate in the Good for Life 5k, Hemingway 8k and Frank Lloyd Wright 10k Race and be awarded this medal at the completion of the FLW near our awards table.

Flat Frank Contest

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Thank You to our Sponsors! For sponsorship opportunities contact Kristi Braun.

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2017 FLW Race Results

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