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Cheers to New Year's 5k Run/Walk

Mon January 1, 2024 Itasca, IL 60143 US Directions



Church Street Brewing Company
1480 Industrial Dr Unit C
Itasca, IL US 60143


Join us for the LIVE Cheers to New Year's 5k run/walk! Say HELLO to 2024, New Year, New You! 

This Race is MONDAY - January 1st, 2024 at 10:00am

Join us on Live in person on Monday, January 1, 2024 at 10:00am for an exciting New Year themed event that features the amazing craft beer of Church Street Brewing Company! Whether you are looking to run, walk or just enjoy the wine this race is a sure thing for a great time and an incredible experience!  This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing. Results will be posted at

Race Swag

All Participants Receive: 
  • Awesome Super Soft Ring Spun T-Shirt (option for short or Long Sleeve)
  • Cheers to New Year's Finisher Medal
  • Pint of Amazing Church Street Craft Beer
  • Custom Race Bib with Chip Timing

Team Bonuses

Refer Friends = Earn Brewery Bucks! 


How It Works:

1) When registering, create a Team Name for your group.  Create a password (and write it down!)

2) Tell all your friends to sign up for the race!  (be sure to give them your team name and password)

3) If you get a team of 10, we will buy you a $25 gift card to Church Street Brewing Company!

4) Super Bonus:  Team of 20 gets a $100 gift card! 

5) Extra Bonus; Teams of 30+ will receive a $125 gift card.

Course Map

This race starts and finishes at Church Street Brewing Company.  It is a fast and flat out and back course on paved roads and includes a scenic loop around the lake, but most importantly features a refreshing locally produced craft beer at the finish line to celebrate your 2023 PR and look forward to the new year!

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Race Contact Info

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Charity Partner

This event supports the Fetching Tails Foundation, a 501c3 Illinois based non-breed specific rescue committed to saving dogs regardless of breed, age, and physical ability.  Our foundation is committed to lowering euthanasia rates by rescuing adoptable dogs from high kill shelters and other animal intake facilities and placing them in approved adopted homes.  We are dedicated to helping our community through educational programs and combined efforts for spay & neuter clinics.



Packet Pickup

Packet pickup is scheduled for Thursday, December 28th from 4-6pm.  

Packet pickup will also be available the day of the event starting an hour before the race starts.

Team Cheer Contest

Show your New Year's Cheer by dressing up in festive gear!  Best dressed team also scores a $50 Gift Card to Church Street!

Congrats to team "Running up a Tab" for sweeping the team costume contest 2 years in a row!  Can they be dethroned in 2024?




Parking Information

Race Day Parking:   Parking is allowed at most of the businesses along industrial avenue (despite the posted signs). Please follow the instructions of the parking attendants.
- Lots closest to the brewery will fill up quickly. Volunteers will be directing traffic as parking lots fill up. 
- If you are parking at the brewery lot, you will be blocked in until 11am

Age Group Awards

In addition to a Finisher Medal for all participants, age group awards will be presented live for top 3 in each age group! 

Age group categories are:  1st Place Male, 1st Place female, then top 3 every 5 years:  9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, etc.... 70-74, 75-79, 80 & Over



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