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5K Walk or Run & Kids Dash

June 24th, 2023

Mallard Lake Forest Preserve




Thank You All Runners and Walkers!

June 24, 2023

More than 60,000 people in DuPage County don’t know where their next meal is coming from.  You can make a difference for these local families.  Please join us in this chip-timed, family-friendly 5K walk or run/ plus a 100 yard Kids' dash to help feed our hungry neighbors!  

Since 1999, Neighborhood Food Pantries has provided food security to our neighbors in need.  Funds raised from this 5K event will be used to help us continue providing healthy food to the growing number of families and individuals visiting our pantries each week.

We are offering a 5K chip-timed run (eligible for time awards – overall and by age group), as well as 100-yard Kids' Dash.

  (Note:   T-shirts and race packet must be picked up at Dick Pond Athletics on Carol Stream – no packets will be mailed).

Registration and race start / finish: Mallard Lake Forest Preserve, Bloomingdale/Hanover Park,

 100-Yard Kids' Dash (Under 10) FREE

 8:15 am

5K Walk/Run Start: 8:30 am

The top 3 overall male and female runners will receive a medal

The top runners in each bracket will receive an award (overall winners are not eligible for age group medals):

13 & under

14 - 19

20 - 29

30 - 39

40 - 49

50 - 59

60 - 69

70 & over

Race entry includes: bib, T-shirt, and a post race snack for all runners!

Register as a team and recruit your friends, colleagues and family members to join you!  

Become a fundraiser for Neighborhood Food Pantries

Fundraising Tools:

In addition to supporting Neighborhood Food Pantries with your registration, please consider making a personal donation, or become a fundraiser to support our mission! Create and customize your fundraising page with your personal goal and a progress meter! Build your page and send the link to your friends, family and co-workers. Promote your page on Facebook and other social media sites. Become a team captain at your church, business or club. For a business, it's a great team building activity. The top three individual fundraisers and the top three fundraising teams will be recognized at the event!

For more information, or to inquire about sponsorship, contact Pete Kinsella at or


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