10-MILE: 7:30 AM
5K RUN: 7:40 AM
See “Courses & Results” for more information on the two routes. 10-mile runners must finish by 10 am (15 minute minimum pace). The 10-mile course is now USTAF certified!
$45 before March 15
$50 March 15 – April 30
$55 May 1 – June 4
$60 Race Day
$30 before March 15
$35 March 15 – April 30
$40 May 1 – June 4
$45 Race Day
Start/Finish Area Just north of the Elgin Gail Borden Library at Grove and Kimball Street. The race route heads through Elgin’s north end neighborhoods toward Dundee and returns on the beautiful Fox River Trail. Please, no four-legged friends on the race course!
Packets for pre-registered runners will be available for pickup on Friday, June 3 from 4 to 8 PM at the Farmer's Market in downtown Elgin and on Saturday, June 4 from 10 AM – 4 PM at Danny's Pizza, 231 Douglas Ave, in downtown Elgin and on Race Day at the start/finish area.
Any youths age 19 and under can register for ONLY $20!
This is the Elgin Valley Fox Trot's way of encouraging new young runners. Since the event is after the school year, any athletes may register.
Race timing by enmotive.com
Runner tracking will also be available for the 10-mile race.
Note: race day registration is from 6:30 AM to 7:15 A.M. near the start/finish line.
There will be photographers at various points along the course taking photos. These images will be sent to the respective runner's email address on a real-time basis! No more paying or waiting for your photos!
Overall event awards and 5-year age group awards for the 10-Mile and 5K races will be presented at the post race party immediately after the race.
A free t-shirt emblazoned with the race logo above will be provided in men’s and women’s sizes, S, M, L, & XL. Limited supplies, register NOW!
Fresh fruit, bagels, and water will be available following the race. Also, more food will be available for purchase at the finish line from Danny's pizza!
Enjoy a free cold beer for each of age runner and more for purchase, cheer on the award winners, and put on your dancing shoes to celebrate your accomplishment at the post race party which will be held at the start/finish area immediately following the race.
Convenient, free parking is available at the Borden Library as well as in the public municipal Parking Lots and decks within short walking distance to the start / finish area.