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5K Dash For Community Literacy

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Registration Starts: 7 AM
Race Time: 8 AM
At the Matteson Community Center

– Adults & Teen: $25
(Children 4 & under free with registered Adult)
– Children-5-12: $15

This year for our annual 5K Dash For Community Literacy which is for all ages we are partnering with The Village of Matteson Community Center. Refreshments will be available. Use this 5K to train for your next run or walk. You can also register at the library or Matteson community center. Check-In is at the Matteson Community Center’s back parking lot. Register by June 29 to get a free T-shirt with your registration. Packet pick-up will be at the Community Center on July 12 and July 13. Questions? Contact Marla Cole at or Ty Davis at There will be prizes!

You can also pay at the race but you have to register and pay online by June 29 to get the free T-Shirt.

How to get a discount:
Support literacy by donating school supplies, a new or gently used picture book or school supplies for Preschool District 159 and 162 and get $5 off an adult or teen entry fee, 1 discount per person.

Sponsor The 5K

Interested in being a sponsor for the 5K? We are looking for goodie bag items and/or financial support. Find our sponsorship letter here.
Contact Marla Cole at about sponsoring, getting a vendor booth, to be added to our 5K email list or any other questions.

Vendor Spots
Spots are available for $20. Find the vendor form here!

Contact Marla Cole at if you are interested.

Event’s To Get Ready For The 5K

Check our event calendar here!

Coming Soon
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Chef Mike Cooks
Wednesday, July 18 | 7:00 PM

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