20th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 9:00 am

Meadowbrook Park in Urbana, IL

To Benefit:

Grand Prairie Friends, a non-profit group committed to preserving and restoring tallgrass prairie and woodlands in east central IL.

Location:

Race begins on Race St. near Clark-Lindsey Village just south of Windsor Rd and ends at the Garden Pavilion in Meadowbrook Park. Park in the area near the Meadowbrook Garden Pavilion.

Course:

parking lot diagramThe 5K race circles Meadowbrook Park. The 10K race includes Meadowbrook and adjacent areas.  All races end in a trail run. 

Race starts at 9:00 am. Don't forget the time change.

The 5K and 10K race start times will be slightly staggered to reduce congestion.

Regulations:

No dogs, strollers, or hiking poles. No refunds. You must be present to win door prizes.

Pre-registration:

Register online at http://www.active.com/ until midnight, Friday, Nov. 4, (fees apply) or mail this downloadable form to: Body n’ Sole, Attn: Rattlesnake Master, 1317 Dunlap, Savoy, IL 61874.  Checks payable to “Grand Prairie Friends”.  Shirts available for those who register online or mail form by Friday, Oct 27.

Packet Pick-up:

Race packets may be picked-up noon-5:00 p.m. Saturday,Nov. 4 at Body n' Sole, corner of Rt. 45 South and Curtis Rd., 1317 Dunlap, Savoy 61874; (217- 356-8926).

Packets will also be available at the Race Street pavilion at Meadowbrook Park on the morning of the race at 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Race Day Registration:

Race day entries accepted from 8 – 8:45am. Registration located at the Garden Pavilion in Meadowbrook Park.

**NEW CHIP TIMING!**

Post-Race Activities:

The awards presentation and prize drawings are held at the Garden Pavilion.  Food and beverage free to participants.

Awards:

Presented to the top three male and female participants in each race and age category.  Walk awards are co-ed.

5K/10K Runs: Ages 0-14, 15-19,

 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over

5K Walk: Ages 0-35, 36-49, 50 & over

Rattlesnake Master Race T-shirt Design Contest

Contest Information
Submit by September 9

Rattlesnake Master 5K Course

5K Rattlesnake Master course map

Rattlesnake Master 10K Course

2016 Rattlesnake Master 10 K trail map

Entry Fees:

Register by midnight, Oct. 27

No Shirt - $20
Shirt - $25
Register after Oct 27 - $25
Sorry, no shirt

**New Member Special:**

Join Grand Prairie Friends, enter race, and get a shirt (if registered by Oct 28) for $50

Send questions to:
rattlesnake [at] grandprairiefriends [dot] org