Decatur is a Runner Friendly Community

In 2017, Decatur proudly renewed its designation as a Road Runners Club of America “Runner Friendly Community”! This  distinction recognizes cities that stand out as runner-friendly, which improves that quality of life, economic impact, and physical activity for residents.


Cross Country Twosome Relay

Give this relay a try! Two people will make up the relay team, with youth, adult, and parent/child divisions. The XC course is a one-mile loop in Fairview Park. Each person will alternate miles, running two miles each for a total of 4 miles. A 1/2 mile Tot Trot will precede the race.

Date: Sunday, October 20
Time: On-site registration at 3:15 p.m., followed by Tot Trot and Relay Races
Code: 441647-21 Tots; 441647-22 Relay
Location: Fairview Park Tennis Complex
Fee: $5 for relay; $1 for Tot Trot


Turkey Trot – November 20 / Fairview Park

Enter the 5K or 10K run, 5K recreational walk, or ½ mile Turkey Tot Trot in Fairview Park! Tot Trot includes a T-shirt and participation prizes. 5K and 10K races include computerized results and 3-deep awards per age group.

Register by November 7 to guarantee a long-sleeved shirt, in the 5K, 10K, and walk. No shirts ordered after this date. Purchase a Turkey Trot
cotton beanie or stretch fleece headband for $12 each (must be ordered by November 8). Call Gabby Cliff at 217-429-7750 with any questions.

Register online at runsignup.com or mail your application & fee by November 19 to Decatur Indoor Sports Center, 1295 W. Wood, Decatur, IL 62522, or
call 217-429-3472.

Race Time: Tot Trot at 7:30 a.m.
Races and Walk begin at 8 a.m.

Fee: Tot Trot, $16 by November 19; $21 on race day
Race/Walk, $26 by November 19; $31 on race day
(Register by November 7 to guarantee a shirt)

Packet Pick-Up: Friday, November 19 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Scovill Activity Center – 3909 W Main St

Race Day Registration: 6:45 – 7:30 a.m. at Fairview Park Pavilion #1

Download Registration Form Here