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Running For The Paws in Whoville 5K

Sat November 25, 2023 Sainte Marie, IL 62459 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

8:00AM CST - 9:30AM CST

1 Mile FUN RUN

9:00AM CST - 9:30AM CST


213 Main St
Sainte Marie, IL US 62459


Come out to the Whoville Celebration and enjoy dressing up as your favorite Whoville character or Christmas character while running or walking to raise funds for a good cause! Saved By Grace Animal Rescue will host this event to help raise funds for the rescue. 

The 5K race/walk and fun run will kick off the Whoville Celebration. Plan to stay and make a day of it! There will be many activities for the whole family and lots of good food! See all of the activities listed below.

All participants will get a bib and a Beanie if signed up by November 16.  This race will be chipped and timed. 

Race Fee is $25 in ADVANCE and $30 on RACE DAY for the 5K Run/Walk and $20 in ADVANCE and $25 on RACE DAY for the 1 Mile Fun Run. 

Medals given for overall male and female and top finishers in age groups.

Race packets will be handed out at 7:30AM the day of the race around the address listed below. 

8AM- 5K RUN/WALK Starts

9AM- 1 MILE FUN RUN Starts

9:30AM- FREE BLOCK RUN for kids.

We encourage participants to bring their own water. 

Also join us for a FREE BLOCK RUN with the Grinch and Max for kids 10 and under! No sign up needed! Meet at 9:30AM at the address below.


Directions for Parking and Race- Please park around 213 Main St. in Sainte Marie, Illinois. Race will start around the St. Mary’s Parish St and the Legion.
Thank You!

Whoville November 25, 2023 10am-5pm

Ice Skating Rink*Face Painting*Hot Chocolate & Concessions*Wagon Rides*Cotton Candy*Whoville Store*Kids Crafts & Games*

New this year- WhoVillage- many vendors will be set up. 

Appearances by Grinch, Cindy Lou Who, Martha May and Mrs. Clause    
Town Tree Lighting/Caroling at Dark AND MORE! Great food at the Legion and Wine Tasting by Irene’s Vineyard.





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