Decatur is a Runner Friendly Community!

The Road Runners Club of America “Runner Friendly Community” distinction recognizes cities that stand out as runner-friendly, which improves that quality of life, economic impact, and physical activity for residents.

June 6 is National Running Day!                                                                                                                                The Park District will join Fleet Feet Sports at their BIG RUN on June 6 in recognition of National Running Day! Check out Fleet Feet Facebook page for details! Race, food, fun!

Staley Firecracker Road Run/Walk

Compete in a 1/2 mile kids run, 4 or 8-mile races, or join in the 2-mile fun run/walk. Register by June 22 to guarantee a dri-fit shirt or tank. Three deep awards in the 4 and 8-mile races. Register at, pick up an entry form at the DISC, or call 429-7750.

  • Check-in: 6:30 – 7:15 a.m.
  • Fee: Kids Run, $16 ($21 on race day) OR All races, $$26 (#31 on race day)
  • Early Packet: July 3 at the Snack Shack

Tuesday Night Park Run

Presented by Staley Credit Union

Head to Fairview for a Tuesday night run in the park! Half-mile Tot Trot, 1-mile Fun Run, and various distances up to seven miles. A race & sponsor schedule is available at the DISC.

June 5 - July 31
Registration, 5:30 p.m.
Run, 6 p.m.
Fairview Park Pavilion #1$1 (benefits Staley Striders youth programs)