Event Details


Town Center Park 

301 Columbia Lane

Gilberts, IL 60136



The Gilberts PTO invites you to sign up for the 8th Annual Race for the Gold 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run. The 5K run/walk will start at the Town Center Park and run through the beautiful streets of the Town Center Subdivision. 



All proceeds from the event help support local youth programs, school supplies and equipment for the Gilberts Elementary School students.



5K Run/Walk

$20.00 until December 31st 

$24.00 January 1st - August 31st

$26.00 September 1st - September 15th

$30.00 Race Day


1 Mile Kids Run 

$10.00 until December 31st

$12.00 January 1st - September 15th




Pre-Race Packet Pick Up - Saturday- Sept. 14th 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Gilberts Elementary School - 729 Paperback Ln, Gilberts IL 60136

Race Day Packet Pick Up/Registration - 6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m at Town Center Park

5k Race Start - 8:00 a.m.

1 Mile Fun Run - 9:00 a.m.

Awards - 9:30 a.m.



Shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered participants. Shirts not guaranteed on race day.  Food & refreshments will be provided.  Check your kids in at the Kids Corral while you run the race - supervised by GES teachers and staff.



Top overall male and female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 8 & Under, 9-11, 12-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over



Race will be timed and scored with a disposable chip provided, which will be attached to the back of the bib,

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