Penguin in the Park

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Penguin in the Park

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Penguin in the Park 5K Run/Walk is coming again this spring! After his namesake, the Penguin, John Bingham, inspires us all to get out there and be active. Penguin in the Park is the largest 5K in the Decatur area. This race embraces the Penguin in all of us — a race for the speedy, and those who want to take their time and enjoy the course!

This year will once again include the 300 meter “Penguin Dash” for the younger penguins that will take place before the start of the 5K at 8:30 am. This is a great opportunity to include youth in a sport and activity that is life long. Make Penguin in the Park a family activity this year. Penguin Dash participants will receive a short sleeve t-shirt and goody bag along with a finisher ribbon.

Starting at 9:00am, the 5K race takes place in Fairview Park on a rolling bike path; afterwards, we move to the post-race party inside to Millikin’s Griswold Gym for awards, and warm food.

Event Start Location
Fairview Park, Decatur, IL

Awards
following the race at Griswold Gym, Millikin University, 1184 W. Main St, Decatur, IL 62522

Packet Pickup / Expo
Staley Credit Union, 3330 N Woodford St, Decatur, IL 62526

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Website:
https://penguininthepark.com/

Organizer

Mandi Podeschi
Email:
mpodeschi@gmail.com
Website:
https://penguininthepark.com/

Venue

Fairview Park
Decatur, IL United States + Google Map
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