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Sat September 5, 2020 Pecatonica, IL 61063 US Directions


Crooked River 5K Run/Walk

8:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT

Crooked River 1/2 mile Kids Fun Run

9:00AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 9.

Volunteer - Crooked River Race

6:30AM CDT - 10:30AM CDT

Crooked River 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run is canceled for 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Based upon current restriction on group event size, the race has been canceled for 2020.  Thank you for your understanding.

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the 2021 Crooked River 5K on Saturday, May 29, 2021

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.


400 W. 11th St.
Pecatonica, IL US 61063


The 25th Annual Crooked River 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run will be held on Saturday May 23, 2020 (Memorial Day Weekend) Saturday September 5, 2020 (Labor Day Weekend) at the Pecatonica Public Library in Pecatonica. The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:00am and the Kid's Fun Run starts at approximately 9:00am.  The event is hosted by the Friends of the Pecatonica Library with proceeds going to the Friends to fund library improvement projects.

Pricing: $25.00 pre-registered for the 5K.  This is a family friendly event with special pricing for youth 0-17 ($12.50) and participants 80 and up ($15.00)  Discounts to members of the Rockford Road Runners and the Pecatonica Run Club.  No discounts and prices increase $5.00 on race day.

Gildan Performance shirts (50/50) are guaranteed on race day for those pre-registered by May 8.  Shirts for those registering later will be ordered the week after the race and will be available for pickup at the library 1-2 weeks later.

Chip timing by Real Timing, Inc.  5K awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers in the following categories: Overall, Masters 40+, Grand Masters 50+, Senior Grand Masters 60+.  In addition, age group awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group.  0-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 and up.

Crooked River 5K is a Rockford Road Runners Circuit Race

Location: Pecatonica Public Library, 400 West 11th Street, Pecatonica, IL 61063.  Parking is available on the north side of 11th Street, at the Pecatonica Middle School, 1200 Main Street and Olson Well and Pump, across 11th Street from the library.  Please do not park in the Topway Foods parking lot.  Packet pick up and day of registration is race day from 6:30am - 7:45am.






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2020 Rockford Road Runners Circuit Race

The Crooked River 5K is a Rockford Road Runners 2019 Circuit Race.


Paper Registration Form

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Course Map

The Crooked River 5K is a USATF Certified Course - IL18013NM


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