2nd Annual Run With the Hot Air Balloons
During the Morning Launch

Saturday, September 1, 2018
Race starts at 7 AM Rain or Shine!

Balloon launch is subject to weather conditions; however, the 5K & 10K are not weather contingent.

Preregister at www.raceentry.com
Deadline to Preregister is August 21, 2018 at Midnight

The Event starts and ends at Milky Way Park.  There is free parking.  The course is mostly paved city streets, with a small section of gravel in the parking lot at the Start; some elevation.

Each runner will get a performance tee-shirt and a day-of-event general admission ticket.

Finisher Medals will be given to all participants who cross the finish line. Awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in all age groups – male and female, and overall winners – male and female.

Strollers are welcome, but will be positioned at the rear.  NO PETS ALLOWED; SERVICE ANIMALS ONLY!

Refreshments will be available at the end of the race, including a FREE beer ticket for adults over 21, with valid ID.

Packets may be picked up on August 30 and 31 from 10 AM to 5 PM.

First Place Promotions & Awards
48 N Ayer Street, Harvard, IL 60033

Packets not picked up in advance will be available at the park the morning of the race.

EARLY REGISTRATION closes August 21, 2018 at Midnight.  DAY-OF REGISTRATION from 6 AM till 6:45 AM. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Tee-shirts for day-of-entry participants will be printed and available for pickup after September 11, 2018, at First Place Promotions & Awards from 10 AM to 5 PM, or they can be mailed via priority mail at no additional charge.

We will also have plastic gallon size zip lock bags available for safekeeping of personal items during the event, in a manned secured area.