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Healthy Driven Fraidy Cat 5k
Ghost Run 8k & Meow Mile
October 29th, 2023
9:00am - Mile
9:30 am - 5k/8k
EVENT INFORMATION -
The 5K, 8K & Meow Mile races are chip-timed at the start and finish. The Meow Mile will start promptly at 9 a.m. at Prairie Point Elementary School, 3650 Grove Rd, Oswego, Illinois and the FraidyCat 5K and Ghost Run 8K will start at approximately 9:15/9:30 a.m. The course will close at 11:30 a.m. Baby joggers or strollers are allowed - please start at the back of the runners, bikes, skates of any kind, scooters, skateboards and dogs are prohibited. Please use caution and watch for moving vehicles. This race is not on a closed course and part of the race will be on a bike path. Team Triumph Teams are welcomed and encouraged in the race!
We have established a Healthy Driven Fraidycat Scholarships that will be given to graduating seniors at Oswego High School and Oswego East High School who do a lot community giveback/volunteerism in Oswego. A portion of the proceeds will go into these scholarships every year.
Thurs. October 26 - 2 pm - 6 pm, Chamber office, 25 E Jackson St, Oswego
Friday, October 27th - 8 am - 5 pm, Chamber office, 25 E Jackson St, Oswego
Sat Oct 28 - 8 am - 11 am , Chamber office, 25 E Jackson St., Oswego
Sun. Oct. 29th, 7:30 –8:45am
Race Day pickup onsite at Prairie Point School
Meow Mile—Trophies will be presented to the top male and female finishers. All participants will receive a ribbon and awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.
FraidyCat 5K—Trophies will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers. Age group medals will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Awards presentation will begin at approximately 10:15 a.m. All runners for the 5k and 8k will receive finisher medals
Ghost Run 8K— Trophies will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers. AGE GROUP medals will be given to the top 3 male & female finishers in each age group. Awards presentation will begin at approximately 10:45 am All runners for the 5k and 8k will receive finisher medals
Check the FraidyCat website for Age group breakdowns. www.fraidycat5k.com
Race day registration RACE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE
Race Day Registration is available for all races using your smart phone and a QR code that will be available that morning.
Registration starts at 7:30 am on site.
Mile registration closes at 8:45 am
5k/8k registration closes at 8:45 am
Mile at 9:00 am
5k/8K at 9:30 am approximately
The Healthy Driven FraidyCat 5K, 8K Ghost Run and Meow Mile will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made race day at the race site and on the FraidyCat Facebook page. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site, race day.
Limited parking is available at Prairie Point Elementary School, 3650 Grove Rd, Oswego and at the Park District parking lot off of Plainfield Rd. Help us reduce our carbon footprint! We highly recommend carpooling or riding your bicycle to the event. On street parking is only allowed on streets NOT being used for the run course. Check the race website and your race packet for final details and new maps. Watch our Facebook page and emails for parking instructions.
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