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Heartland Harvest 5K Run/1K Walk

Heartland Harvest 5K

Join us Saturday, October 10, 2015 for the Heartland Harvest 5K Run/1K Walk benefiting the HCC Foundation’s scholarship program. This year, the Foundation will award nearly $300,000 in scholarship support to local students.

Race Information

The 5K course will lead runners through Heartland Community College's Normal campus to the Corn Crib and back, finishing at the Fitness and Recreation Center where participants will enjoy post-race snacks including Avanti's gondolas. Runners will be timed by the Lake Run Club.

Registration - Online Registration Available!

Entry fees are $25 if received by October 9, 2015. Participants registered by September 25 will be guaranteed a gender specific, short sleeve performance shirt. Registration forms received after September 25, 2015 will not be guaranteed a shirt. Race day registration fee is $30.  Register online today or print and mail in your registration with payment. 

Are you willing to recruit 9 other participants for the Heartland Harvest 5K  to receive a FREE registration?  Be a team captain!  Learn more about becoming a team captain.

Race Day registration/packet pick-up begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Fitness and Recreation Center.  The race will start at 9:00 a.m.

Race Expo

New this year, the Heartland Harvest 5K will feature a pre-event Race Expo for runners to enjoy.  The Race Expo will showcase event sponsors and other community businesses and organizations. 

Businesses and organizations interested in having space at the Race Expo should contact Larissa McIlvain at 309-268-8125.


An awards ceremony will take place immediately after race tabulation is finished. In addition to overall awards, awards will be given to the top three runners in each age division (male and female):

  • 18 and under

  • 19-29

  • 30-39

  • 40-49

  • 50-59

  • 60+

Sponsor the Event

Sponsorships for this event are limited.

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Contact us for more information or to register by mail or telephone.