11th Annual Bonfield Express 5K

Thanksgiving Morning

November 27, 2013

8:30 am Start Time

5K EXPRESS-EVENT INFORMATION

Countdown to the 2014 5K Express!





Registration Information

Online registration for the Bonfield Express 5K is CLOSED.  Check back in the summer of 2014.


2013 Registration Rates

Early Online Registration until Nov. 22 at 10:59 PM                                   $25 individual/$85 family

On-site registration at the Wellness Center on Nov. 23-24                         $30 individual/$100 family

On-site registration on Nov. 27                                                                   $35 individual ONLY

On-site registration at Tivoli Theatre on race day (Nov. 28)                       $35 individual ONLY


Race Packet Information

Race registration includes bib number, chip timing, and a FREE tech shirt for the first 5,500 registered runners who pick up their packets.  We take pride in keeping our early registration for individuals at a low rate of $25!  This rate remains the lowest registration fee in the area for any Thanksgiving day race.

Please try to pick up your race packet before race day at one of our convenient packet pickup locations.


Packet Pickup Locations

You can pickup your race packet at one of the following locations.  We highly recommend you pickup your race packet before race day.


Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center Packet Pickup

3551 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Saturday, November 23rd - 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Sunday, November 24th - 11:00 am-3:00 pm


Wednesday Packet Pickup (Downers Grove Community Bank)

1111 Warren Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Wednesday, November 27th - 1:00 pm-5:00 pm


Tivoli Theatre Packet Pickup

5021 Highland Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Thanksgiving/Race Day-Thursday, November 28th - 7:00 am-8:00 am


Awards

Gift card prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male finishers and the top three overall female finishers.

1st Place Overall Male-$100

1st Place Overall Female-$100

2nd Place Overall Male-$75

2nd Place Overall Female-$75

3rd Place Overall Male-$50

3rd Place Overall Female-$50


Course Information

Course Description

The 5K race starts at Main and Grove Streets in downtown Downers Grove.  The course begins with a loop around the downtown area.  After the first mile, the course enters the beautiful, wooded neighborhood of Denburn Woods.  The route passes the second mile just before it exits Denburn Woods.  Finally, runners will complete a small neighborhood loop before returning to downtown for the finish line on Curtiss Street.

The course is USATF Certified (Certification Code- IL-08108-JW)


Course Safety

For your safety and the safety of all participants, no dogs are allowed on the 5K course.  We also ask that walking strollers start behind the other runners at the starting line.  Thank you for respecting the safety of others.


Course Map - DOWNLOAD PDF version of 5K Course Map


 

5K Express Past Results

2012 RESULTS

2011 RESULTS

2010 RESULTS