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Light the Torch 5K

In-Person Race: Saturday, October 2 | 6:30P | Central Athletic Complex
Virtual Race: October 2-October 16

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

This 5K run is perfect for the avid runner or team of walkers. Activities and fun kick-off at October Fest at 4:30P and the run starts at 6:30P, going through downtown Wheaton and featuring luminary lanes and glow/reflector giveaways. The race ends with a laser light show for all. The public is welcome to join us for the free after-party event.

A portion of proceeds benefits FT Cares Foundation and its mission of transforming lives.



Use Code FALL21 to receive $5 off per runner.


$35per participant


$25per participant



For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy Seklecki at aseklecki@wheatonparks.org or 630-510-4989.

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