Little Groovers Race Info

Groovin' in the Grove 10am Saturday, May 08, 2010

Start

The Little Groovers Races begin at 10am on Saturday, May 08, 2010.  All races start in front of the Recreation & Wellness Center on the Midwestern University Campus. 

Click for a map of the Campus, building 17 is Recreation & Wellness Hall where Race Headquarters is located. 

Course 

The 1K and Kids races are run on campus streets that are closed to traffic. Water will be provided for runners at the start and finish lines. Volunteers will be in place to guide runners through the course. The finish line will be professionally managed.

Click for a Map of the Race

Register

PRE-REGISTRATION is OPEN!!  

Registration for Groovin' in the Grove 2010 is open at http://www.signmeup.com/67778

 There is NO surcharge for online registration.


Race Day Registration is Available in the Recreation & Wellness Building:

  • 5K Race and Fun Walk: 7:30am-8:45am 
  • Little Groovers Races: 7:30am-9:45am  

Click for a map of the Campus, building 17 is Recreation & Wellness Hall where Race Headquarters is located.

Packet Pick-up

Only on Race Day and takes place at Midwestern University in the Recreation & Wellness Building.

  • 5K Race and Fun Walk: 7:30am-8:45am 
  • Little Groovers Races: 7:30am-9:45am  

Click for a map of the Campus, building 17 is Recreation & Wellness Hall where Race Headquarters is located.

Age Divisions

  • 2 years old & under -- 100 Yard Dash
  • 3-4 years old  -- 100 Yard Dash
  • 5-7 years old -- 1K
  • 8-10 years old  -- 1K

Awards 

Medals will be given to all children who participate.  Short sleeve shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered runners. 

Results  

Official results will be posted on race day.

Parking

We encourage all participants to park free of charge in the West Parking Structure.  

Click for a Map of the Parking Structure.

Directions

From I-88 East - exit at Highland Avenue, Turn RIGHT on Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on 31st Street, Go 3/4 mile and turn RIGHT at Midwestern University Entrance and follow the signs. 

From I-88 West - exit at Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on Highland Avenue, Turn LEFT on 31st Street, Go 3/4 mile and turn RIGHT at Midwestern University Entrance and follow the signs. 

Click for a Map to Midwestern University.

Strollers, Rain, and Everything Else

All races will be held rain or shine.  No dogs, bikes, or roller skates are allowed on the course.  Participants with baby strollers must start the race behind the other runners. 

Questions

All questions regarding the race and accommodations should be directed to Don Evans at devans@midwestern.edu.