Where & When
Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
The Track at Downers Grove North High School
4436 Main Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Onsite right next to the track
Will be released ~1 week before the event
Other Fun Activities
Raffle drawings will occur between events. Each participant will receive a complimentary raffle ticket and additional tickets can be purchased at the raffle booth.
- 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.
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).
In the event of inclement weather, we will move the events to DGN fieldhouse.
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
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.