Eureka College to Host “Run with Reagan 2018” April 14

EUREKA, Ill. — ​The Eureka College Office of Development and Alumni Relations are inviting individuals to participate in the 6th annual “Run with Reagan 2018” on Saturday, April 14th on the campus of Eureka College. A 400-meter Kids Dash will begin at 8 a.m. followed by a 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk or 5K Run beginning at 8:15 a.m. Participants of all ages are welcome.

ShaZam Racing has partnered with Eureka College, and by utilizing the same technology that is used in 25 of the 30 largest races in the United States, it is the gold standard for timing and scoring in Central Illinois. ShaZam Racing is proud to be working with Eureka College for the “Run with Reagan 2018”.

Cost for the 5K event is $30. Eureka College students and Kids Dash participants under 12 may participate for $10. Proceeds from the races will benefit the Ronald W. Reagan Society and the Alzheimer’s Association. All entries will receive a race t-shirt and pancake breakfast. Registration is scheduled to begin on race day at 7 a.m. at the corner of Reagan Drive and Burgess Street near Eureka’s Lilac Arboretum. Parking will be available at the East Burgess gravel parking lot or the Reagan Athletic Complex parking lot.

The starting line of the 5K course will be at the corner of Reagan Drive and Burgess Street and will continue northwards until going East on James Street, south on Dickinson Drive, and west on Reagan Drive. This square will be completed three times with the last lap being extended north until making a left on College Avenue, ending the event in front of the Commons. All participants are welcome to join the pancake breakfast scheduled inside the Dickinson Commons immediately following the Race.

Awards will be given to the top overall male and female runner, as well as to the top performers in each of the following age groups: 14 and under, 15 through 19, 20 through 29, 30 through 39, 40 through 49, 50 through 59, 60 through 69 and 70 and over.

Individuals interested in signing up for the event or seeking more information should contact event chairperson Rachel Honegger at 309-369-1464 or Completed forms should be returned to the Eureka College Development Office at 300 East College Avenue, Eureka, Illinois, 61530. Checks should be made payable to Eureka College.

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