Where can you find a 10-mile or longer race for only $30? And still get a safe, well-controlled volunteer filled, challenging course, tech t-shirt, electronic timing, the opportunity to win hand-made awards and a beer & pizza party?
Right here in Lemont.
Registration is open and ongoing for the 9th Annual Advocate Good Samaritan Quarryman 10-mile Challenge and 5K Road Race, to be held Satuday, May 10.
The Quarryman offers the most challenging course in the Chicago area and is part of the Chicago Area Runners Association’s (CARA’s) 2014 competitive circuit of races. CARA members can compete on this circuit for year-end awards. The event offers the lowest entry fee of any middle distance race in the Chicago area: $30 for the 10 Mile and $20 for the 5K event, organizers said.
The Quarryman 10 Mile & 5K offers elite athletes, age group competitors and fitness runners a different, challenging course in Lemont's unique, scenic and small town setting.
The Quarryman race course will, once again, utilize the Lemont Village Hall as the center for all race activities. Village Hall will serve as the packet-pick-up location, as the Start / Finish line and post-race awards / party area.
The Quarryman, which has been rated “Best Hills” among Chicagoland’s running races, offers elite athletes, age group competitors and fitness runners a different, challenging course in Lemont's unique, scenic and small town setting. The races start and finish in historic downtown Lemont. The course winds through the scenic and hilly historic neighborhoods of Lemont.
Sign up online.