40th Annual Tower Trot
Saturday, May 27, 2017
NEW RACE LOCATION-BACK IN OLD TOWN!
Run for the fun and benefits: Your health (exercise),
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
(fundraising) and maybe your wallet (awards). Registration
is required and includes t-shirt, refreshments and entertainment.
This 5K, 10K, Double, and Fun Run is open to all ages using CARA age categories for awards.
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation receives 100% of the proceeds from our sponsors, individual donations, and raffles. www.bearnecessities.org
(No portion of the race entry fee is directed to the charity).
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m.—10K (6.2 mile) and The Double Run (10K and 5K) Note: If you finish the 10K after the 5K begins, make sure your chip crosses the Start Timing Pad to begin your 5K.
8:45 a.m.—Fun Run (< a mile)
9:30 a.m.—5K (3.1 mile)
Start/Finish: Grand Avenue Community Center
4211 Grand Ave, Western Springs
Post Race: Water, Gatorade, yogurt, pizza, fruit, bagels, sweets.
Bear Necessities presentation and raffle
Maps: 5K http://www.itsyourrace.com/s/6722/images/TT-5K2016-1.pdf
Fun Run http://www.itsyourrace.com/s/6722/images/TT-FunRunmap2016-1.pdf
Double Start/Finish the 10K and go to 5K Start. If you finish the 10K after the 5K begins, make sure your chip crosses the Start Timing Pad to begin the 5K.
(Double runners receive a long sleeve shirt in lieu of a short sleeve.)
Online Registration is available until 3PM on Friday, May 26, 2017. Race entry form may be returned by mail or in person to the Western Springs Recreation Center, 1500 Walker, Western Springs, IL 60558 until 4:00 pm Friday, May 26, or the day of the race starting at 7:00 am at Grand Ave. Community Center, 4211 Grand Ave.
Prior to race day, numbers, t-shirts and information can be picked up at the Recreation Center during the following hours:
12 noon–4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25
9 a.m.–8 p.m. on Thursday, May 26
9 a.m.–4 p.m. on Friday, May 27
On race day, race packets will only be available at Grand Ave Community Center. Doors open at 7 am.
Experience our GREEN goodie bag, as we help to reduce our waste footprint!
The bag opens on May 25th. Review sponsors and what they have to offer. Remember to click SAVE on any offer you may be interested in before the bag closes on June 12. Your saves can still be used after the close date.
See race entry form.
New this year - Race results will be posted on Race Day at:
and available immediately on your mobile app.
See top right to download the app for your phone.
All DOUBLE runners receive a long sleeve shirt in lieu of short sleeve.
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