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Barnyard Dash 5k

April 29 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am | $29

Celebrate the spring season and run or walk this scenic, CARA-certified trail race around beautiful Blackberry Farm. This unique combo event features a 5K race starting at 8:30 a.m. and a shorter Pig Pen 1-miler at 9:45 a.m.

Barnyard Dash 5K: $29 early bird ($25 FVPD fitness members/CARA members);
$34 day-of ($30 CARA): Code 462401-01
Pig Pen 1-miler: $15; $20 day-of (Code 462401-03)
Families are encouraged to sign up for the Pig Pen 1-miler with children ages 5 and up.
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Race features include:

  • Chip-timed results for all participants
  • Race T-shirt for all runners registered by April 20
  • Early Bird Discount available through April 23
  • Awards for top finishers in each age category
  • Participation ribbons for all racers
  • Discount for CARA members (Code 462401-02)
  • BONUS run! All registered 5K runners are welcome to participate in the Pig Pen 1-miler FREE!
  • View race course maps

Other information:

  • 14 age divisions with 1st/2nd/3rd place awards for male and female in each age group
  • Parking available across street at Splash Country Water Park (195 S. Barnes Rd.)
  • Optional pre-race packet pickup is available on Friday, April 28, from 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Day-of registration available from 7:15 to 8 a.m. on April 29 and is cash or check only; no refunds
  • Questions? Contact Holly Wiggins at hwiggins@fvpd.net or 630-892-1550

NOTE: This is a running event. For runners’ safety, bicycles, skateboards, inline skates and dogs are prohibited. Strollers are permitted, but must start at rear of race




April 29




Holly Wiggins








Blackberry Farm



100 S. Barnes Rd.
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
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