This annual chip-timed one mile race for all ages is in it’s historic 38th year as a kick-off to Highland’s Twilight Independence Day Parade. All participants will receive a T-shirt. The top overall male and female, top male and female masters (40 and over), top three finishers in each age division, top three Clydesdale’s, (men 210 LBS and over) and top three Athena’s (women 170 LBS and over) receive awards. Participants can only receive one award. Also, the male that run the fastest sub 4-minute mile and female that runs the fastest sub 5-minute mile will each receive $250. This year’s race is part of the Calumet Striders 2021 Gold Cup Series.
Age groups are as follows: 8 & under, 9-10. 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
The race will begin at the intersection of 40th and Kennedy Ave. in Highland. It will continue north on Kennedy Ave. to Highway Ave. where it will turn east and finish at Main Square Park.
Pre registered before July 3rd - $10
Race day registration - $20
Race day registration and packet pick up will be from 5PM - 6:15PM at the school administration building.
The race will serve as Highland’s Forth of July Festival Twilight Parade kick-off event with the parade to immediately follow.