Run the Runway 5k

Wheeling, IL

About this Event

5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on the main runway and taxiways at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, Illinois. The course is USATF Certified and the 5K race is chip timed. When you sign up for the Run the Runway 5K or 1 mile walk, you will be automatically entered into our raffle!* The raffle will be held at the end of the event. Only one entry per participant.


July 3, 2016
 

8:00 am Sharp
Chicago Executive Airport
Wheeling, IL 

 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk

Join us at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling, IL for our third annual Run the Runway at CEA (PWK)! This is a rare opportunity to run or walk on our main runway and taxiways! Our course is USATF certified and the 5K race will be chip timed.  No dogs, strollers or skates, please.  No refunds. 

When you sign up for the Run the Runway 5K or 1 mile walk, you will be automatically entered into our raffle!* The raffle will be held at the end of the event. Only one entry per participant.

3 opportunities to win a 4 (four) pack of All Day Summer Park Tickets for Mt. Olympus Water Park & Theme Park Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI
    
and
     
One Grand Prize of a 2 night stay for a group of 4 (four) at Mt. Olympus Water Park & Theme Park Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI

https://www.mtolympuspark.com/all-parks/outdoor-theme-park 


*Only participants over the age of 18 will be entered into the raffle, Grand prize is valid only Labor Day thru Memorial Day, no Holidays. Restrictions apply.

Registration:

Registration until June 19: $35
* Registrations after June 19th are not guaranteed a race shirt.
Late Registration - June 20 - July 2nd: $40 
Race Day: $45

Online Registration will remain open until 7:30am on July 3rd

Space is limited, register early!

All proceeds from and donations to the event will benefit two local scholarship funds. The PAPA Scholarship fund will provide scholarships to Illinois residents who are full-time students attending or planning to attend an accredited Illinois school for aviation studies.  The Scholarship Assistance Fund (previously Dollars for Scholars) helps students in the Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights and Wheeling communities pursue post secondary education.

Packet Pickup: 

Thursday, June 30th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
Saturday, July 2nd from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Wheeling Park District
Community Recreation Center
333 W. Dundee Road
Wheeling, IL 60090

Live music, food trucks, fireworks & more...

Come back to the airport after 5:00 pm and enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer tent, an aircraft static display and fireworks at the second annual joint venture between the Village of Wheeling, City of Prospect Heights and Chicago Executive Airport.  




















When & Where

Jul 1, 2017

Saturday

7:00 AM

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