17th Annual Rattlesnake Master Run for the Prairie

Meadowbrook Park in Urbana, IL

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

Printable flier with entry form and other important information available HERE.

About the Race

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

The 5K run/walk will traverse Meadowbrook Park one and a half times before returning to the finish line. The 10K race will be directed south on Race Street into the Yankee Ridge subdivision before returning to and circling Meadowbrook Park. The course for all races ends in a short trail run through the prairie.

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



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


Register online at www.active.com until midnight, Friday, Oct 31, (fees apply) or complete the form below and mail to:

Body n’ Sole,
Attn: Rattlesnake Master
1317 Dunlap, Savoy, IL 61874.

Checks payable to "Grand Prairie Friends". Entrants who register by Friday, Oct 24 will receive a Rattlesnake Master shirt.


Packet Pick-up:

Race packets may be picked-up noon-5:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 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.

Awards and Post-Race Activities:

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

The top three male and female participants in each age category will receive an award. Overall male and female winners will receive a matted prairie photograph and certificate. Walk awards are co-ed.

Entry Fees:

Register by midnight, Oct 24

No Shirt - $15
Shirt - $20
Register after Oct 24 - $25
Sorry, no shirt

New Member Special:

Join Grand Prairie Friends, enter race, and get a shirt (if registered by Oct 24) for $40

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

Rattlesnake Master map 5K

Rattlesnake Master Map 10K