4th Annual Red Kettle Run

Postponed until the Spring of 2017

Peoria riverfront


Help us kick off our annual Kettle Campaign with a running start! 100% of all proceeds stay in Peoria and are used to fund our PROGRAMS and SERVICES

5K: The 5K race will start at 8:00 AM. Route will begin and end near the Cat Visitors Center. Course is flat, and the final 2K along the Riverfront Trail boasts one of the most beautiful views around. Participants will receive a t-shirt.


1 mile walk: The 1 mile walk will start at 8:00 AM with the 5K. Participants will receive a t-shirt.

T-Shirts: Register 30 days prior to guarantee your shirt size. Those who register after cannot be guaranteed a t-shirt.


Timing: Chip timing will be provided for all participants of the 5K race. The 1 mile walk will be untimed.


Parking: Numerous public parking lots are available in the downtown area, along with street parking, which is free on weekends.


5K - $25 30 days before the race; $30 after

1 mile - $15 flat rate

Age Groups:

10 & Under

11-19 Years

20-29 Years

30-39 Years

40 & Older

Awards: The overall Male & female winners of the 5K will receive a medal and a $100 Running Central gift certificate. The top  male & female finishers of the 5K for each age group (excluding overall winners) will receive a medal. Awards ceremony will begin at 9:00 AM at the Cat Visitors Center.

Questions about the race?

We would be happy to answer any questions - simply fill out the form below, or call our office @ 309-682-8886.

Packet Pick-Up: Postponed until the Spring of 2017

Packet pick-up is available the Friday prior the race from 11AM - 1:30PM at Running Central, 311 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602. Race day packet pick-up will be available from 7:00 - 7:45 AM at the Cat Visitors Center.


Race Day Registration: Race day registration will be available from 7:00 - 7:45 AM at the Cat Visitors Center.



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