When:
July 4, 2017 @ 7:00 am
2017-07-04T07:00:00-05:00
2017-07-04T07:15:00-05:00
Where:
State and Madison, Rockford, IL
Contact:
Mike Broski
815-378-1045

Location and Parking

Start/Finish Line is on N. Madison St. in front of Trolley Station. See you Saturday, July 4th!

Rockford, IL – on N. Madison St.,in front of Trolley Station, Rockford, IL. Parking on side streets – Madison, Market, LaFayette, Prairie, Hill, and Olive Streets. N. Madison St is closed at 6:00AM.

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About This Event

Tuesday, July 4th 2017 7:00AM

About This Event

JULY 4TH YSN CLASSIC RUN AND WALK, Rockford, IL
(Formerly the MELD CLASSIC)

  • 7:00am – Alan Hutchcroft Memorial 8K Run
  • 7:10am – 2 Mile Run
  • 8:00am – 1 Mile Fun Walk
  • Flat and Fast Course
  • CHIP TIMING AND POLY  SHIRT FOR ALL RUNNERS AND WALKER
  • PLACEMENT MEDALS FOR TOP OVERALL, TOP MASTERS AND 1,2, 3 PLACE WINNERS
  • PARTICIPANT MEDALS FOR ALL RUNNERS AND WALKER

Prize Money

Prize money will be given to top 3 overall male and female 8K finishers and 2 Mile finishers.

  • For 8K – 1st-$225, 2nd-$150, 3rd-$75.
  • For 2 Mile – 1st-$100, 2nd-$50, 3rd-$25.
  • Masters Prize-$100 to top Masters (40 years of age and older) Male and Female 8K and $50 to top 2 Mile finishers.
  • Placement Medals awards will be given to Top Overall, Top Masters and  1,2 and 3 place finishers in 8K and 2 Mile races in each age division.

(Ceremony for Medals and Placement winners will be immediately following completion of final timing results)

Extras

  • POLY T-Shirt guaranteed to first 600 entrants
  • Participant Medals  – ALL Runners and Walkers will receive Participant Medal!

 

 

  • CHIP TIMING
  • Lots of water and food
  • Door prizes drawn from entrants registered thru Thursday, June 30.
  • Goodie bags, fun toys and ballons for all kids

Race is a ROCKFORD ROAD RUNNERS CIRCUIT RACE

Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors:

  • Alan Hutchcroft Family
  • PCI
  • Greenlee
  • Liebovich
  • BCBS of Illinois
  • Entre Computuer Solutions
  • OSF St. Anthony Medical Center
  • Specialty Screw
  • Papa John’s
  • Illinois Bank & Trust
  • SwedishAmerican Health System
  • Chrysler
  • Laborers Local #32
  • Chrysler
  • Peak Sports Club
  • Meridian
  • Crusader Health
  • Mercyhealth
  • Rockford Bank & Trust
  • The Morrissey Family Businesses
  • Trotter Manufacturing, Inc
  • ThermoFisher Scientific
  • Alpine Bank
  • WIPFLI
  • Rasmussen College
  • Culligan and Runner’s Image

Media sponsors:

  • Rockford Register Star
  • B103
  • V2 Marketing

Late Registration and Packet Pickup

LOCATION FOR PACKET PICK UP AND LATE REGISTRATION – MONDAY, JULY 3, 3:00PM -7:00PM at the LOG LODGE AT THE YMCA, 200 Y Blvd., Rockford. IL 61107

Prices at Late Registration – Late Registration Entry Fees:

$35.00 – 8K or 2 Mile RUN – ALL Adults; $15.00 for Wildcats and kids 13 and under.

$25.00  – Mile WALK – ALL Adults; $15.00 for Wildcats and kids 13 and under.

If you are coming from out of town for the run and are unable to come to packet pickup on Monday,  you can pick up race packet and race bib early July 4th morning, starting at 6:00AM-6:45AM at the race location – N. Madison St.at the Trolley Station. Look for PACKET PICK-UP SIGN.