Race Day Info

Where & When

Date
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Location
The Track at Downers Grove North High School
4436 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Packet pickup

Onsite right next to the track

Schedule

Will be released ~1 week before the event

 

Other Fun Activities

  • Raffle
    Raffle drawings will occur between events. Each participant will receive a complimentary raffle ticket and additional tickets can be purchased at the raffle booth.
  • Concessions
  • Dance lesson
  • Bags tournament

Race Day Details (Dates & Packet Pick-up)

The third-annual Ben’s Memorial Mile will be an inclusive, evening-long event: an occasion filled with running and walking races, mental-health promotion, raffles, concessions, and other fun activities! Please show up with your family and friends ready to participate, cheer on the other runners, and learn about mental illness, all while supporting a great cause.

Important Dates

March 1 – Online registration opens

May 31 – Last day to sign up online and be guaranteed a shirt

June 1 – June 16: Online registration still open (shirt not guaranteed)

June 16 – Online registration closes at 12:00 pm CST

June 16 – Packet pickup onsite starting at 4:00 pm. There will also be race-day registration ($30 for adults + older kids and $5 for the Little Kids’ 100-Meter Dash).

Weather

In the event of inclement weather, we will move the events to DGN fieldhouse.

Awards

Ben’s Memorial Mile offers a variety of awards for the Elite Mile & the Costume Mile. Special thanks to the Naperville Running Company for sponsoring the Elite Mile awards! Gift cards will be awarded to the top 3 males and females in the Elite Mile.

  • $100 – First Place
  • $50 – Second Place
  • $25 – Third Place

Parking

Downers Grove North is located just south of Ogden Ave. on Main Street. The main parking lot is on the north east corner of Main St. and Grant St.

Google Maps Directions

Event Map - Ben's Memorial Mile

 

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