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Light the Torch 5K Night Run

Presented in partnership by Wheaton Park District and the FT Cares Foundation

The FT Cares Light the Torch 5K Night Run/Walk is a unique race event through downtown Wheaton after sunset. Participants receive glow giveaways, race through luminary lanes, and end with a street fest, featuring a DJ, carnival rides, and food trucks. This is a timed race, runner bibs are chipped.

5K Night Run Highlights

  • Fun for all ages, avid runners, and walkers
  • Lighted Night Run with Luminary Lanes
  • Event kicks off with pre-party at 5:30P;
    Race starts at 7P


Sign up early and save!

Now-8/29 8/30-9/25 Packet Pick-Up 9/27
Race Day 9/29
Individual $30 $35 $40
Team* $25 $30 N/A

*Must have at least 4 to qualify for team rate.


Course Details

Race Map (PDF)

For more information about the course or race details, contact Ryan Miller at 630-510-5135 or rmiller@wheatonparks.org.

General Questions

Contact Nicole Kapala at 630-510-4989 or nkapala@wheatonparks.org

Volunteer Opportunities

Sign Up to Volunteer

For more information about volunteering, please contact Lisa Weier at lweier@ftportfolios.com.

Light The Torch

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