Mattoon Knights of Columbus Council 1057

Course Records 
5K Male Mclain Schaefer 2012 18:12.3
5K Female Lauren Brey 2012 20:38.3
10K Male Christopher Friedman 2012 36:15.7
10K Female Katy Rodebaugh 2012 45:15.3

Come enjoy a beautiful day on a one of a kind course.  No roller blades or pets, please, and strollers only for the walk.  Post race party on the Festival grounds with a hamburger stand, games and activities for the kids.  A full chicken dinner is also available in the air conditioned Parish Center as well as a beer tent with live entertainment and an area to play BINGO.  There will be pre-race entertainment on the picnic grounds and post race entertainment in the beer tent. 

This Youth Fun Run will be September 21, 2014 and starts promptly at noon.  The cost is $6 for early registration and $10 for late registration.  All pre-registered entrants under 12 will be given a participation medal.

The 10K and 5K race will begin at 12:15 and features chip timing for fast and accurate results.  Cost for the timed races is $20 for early registration and $26 for late registration.  Packet pickup will be available on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  In the K of C Hall. 

Early registration ends on September 10th, 2014.  

Race day registration will open at 10:00 a.m. and terminate at 11:30 a.m. in the K of C Hall.  Packet pickup is available on race day from 10:00 until 11:45.


Scroll to the bottom of the page for other important information

Awards will be given to the overall male and female runners in the timed races and to the top three runners in each age group. 

Team Challenge Announcement:   Teams with 10 or more racers in the 5K or 10K race will receive $25 in raffle tickets.  Teams with 25 or more will receive $50 in raffle  tickets.  Largest overall team in all events (including walkers and fun runners) will win $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash.  Largest Knights of Columbus Team will receive $100 in raffle tickets and $100 cash.  The traveling trophies will also be awarded.

FASTEST TEAMS AWARDS!  The top 5 racers on each team will be scored.  The fastest male and female teams in the 5 and 10 K races will receive a trophy and $50 cash.  Minimum of 5 racers per event to qualify.

Please stay for the awards ceremony which will be at 1:15 p.m. for the 5K and 1:30 for the 10K.  All awards and door prizes will be given in the beer tent. 

You must be present to win
and no award, medal or trophy will be mailed.  We encourage you to stay for the Bags Tournament starting immediately after the awards ceremony.  

Online registration available here.

The race will go forward, rain or shine.  Lightning may make us wait.  No refunds!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Special Thanks to 
Title Sponsors:

Mattoon Police Department #35


      Bill Newton, Agent

Ferguson Law Offices
Mark Ferguson, Jay Ferguson, Attorneys

Jimmy John's of Mattoon

19th Street  Mark, Moni & Anthony Sheehan

Main Event Sponsors


Certified Public Accountants 

& Business Advisers

A map of the route and picnic location:  Run the Cross


For a "flyover" of the 5K route and elevation data, click this link.

For a "flyover of the 10K route and elevation data, click this link.

For a "flyover" of the 1 mile fun run and elevation data, click this link.



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