Friday activities at Astor Park
Health & Fitness Expo, 3 – 8 p.m.
The expo features booths with health education, nutrition information, fitness equipment and apparel vendors, and community organizations. The Bellin Health Sports Medicine booth is also offering free injury consultations.
Registration and Packet Pick-up, 3 – 8 p.m.
In-person registration is open until 8 p.m. on Friday at the Astor Park Registration Tent. If you’ve registered already, stop to get your race packet.
Children’s Activities, 3 – 8 p.m.
Giant inflatable slides and bouncers, art projects, music, face painting and more help children get in on the fun.
Spaghetti Dinner, 4 - 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by The Martzahl Group at Graystone Consulting
We’ve made pre-race fueling easier and more affordable. This year’s all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner is just $6 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under, and free for anyone under 2 years old.
The menu includes salad, garlic toast, spaghetti with meat sauce, macaroni and cheese, baby carrots, apple slices, cookies, water and Pepsi products.
Back to the Road Crew, 4 p.m.
The Back to the Road Crew is made up of people who have faced recovery and rehabilitation from surgery or a major illness and want to get “Back to the Road.”
They’ll complete a one-mile course (two laps around Astor Park) to celebrate their recovery. This is an invitation-only event.
TRIUMPH Mile, 5 p.m.
The TRIUMPH Mile is one-mile walk/run for individuals with mild disabilities who require guidance from able-bodied athletes. The event’s goal is to provide a health enhancing and mentor building opportunity for individuals with disabilities by utilizing a team-based endurance athletic approach.
The event is hosted by the Bellin Run and coordinated by myTEAM TRIUMPH, an athletic mentoring program for challenged community members. Click here to register as a participant or volunteer.
Children’s Run, 6 p.m.
Boys and Girls deserve their own time to shine while enjoying healthy activities. The Children’s Run, sponsored by Saputo, is a half-mile run around the perimeter of Astor Park. This is a non-competitive fun run. Every kid is a winner!
Registration is $12. Each child receives an official Bellin Run T-shirt, a finisher’s award and a gift.
• 6 p.m. Children ages 4 & younger
• 6:15 p.m. Children ages 5-6
• 6:30 p.m. Children ages 7-8
• 6:45 p.m. Children ages 9-10
Elite Athlete Autographs, 6 – 7 p.m.
Bellin’s world-class runners will be signing autographs in the autograph tent. Look for the sign and come meet some of the world’s most accomplished runners, including Bill Rodgers, Joan Samuelson and Uta Pippig, along with defending Bellin Run champion Brendan Gregg and 6-time champ Risper Gesabwa.