PLEASE NOTE: Due to heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours, several District sites are experiencing flooding. Staff is placing barricades and signage where appropriate. Sites impacted include South Island Park, Montgomery Park, Gilman Trail (at Orchard and Terry to Edgelawn), Prairie Path Illinois Ave. to Farnsworth, South River St. boat launch, and Golfview.
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Barnyard Dash 5k

April 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm | $29

Celebrate the spring season and run or walk the Barnyard Dash 5k! This scenic, USTAF-certified trail races around beautiful Blackberry Farm. This unique race even features a 5k starting at 8:30 a.m. and a shorter Pig Pen 1-miler at 9:45 a.m. Families are encouraged to sign up for the Pig Pen 1-miler with children ages 5 & up.

Race features include:
-NEW: Free beer ticket at bacon slices for runners at the finish line
-NEW: $50 Visa gift cards for top overall male and female runners
-NEW: Meet, greet and photo opportunity with Blackberry Farm’s resident animals
-USTAF-certified course
-Chip-timed results for all participants
-T-shirt for all runners registered by April 19
$29 Early Bird pricing available until April 22 (Day-of: $34)
-Awards for top finishers in each age category
-Participation ribbons for all racers
Pig Pen 1-miler for ages 5+ (Free for all 5k participants!)

View our 2018 Course Video!

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Blackberry Farm



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