Race Wheaton

The Race Wheaton package is back for 2021!

The Race Wheaton Package includes a commemorative race shirt from each run and other awesome perks for being a part of this challenge.

Interested in a sponsorship opportunity? Please contact Amy Seklecki at aseklecki@wheatonparks.org.

FALL RACE: Light the Torch 5K Night Run

Saturday, October 2, 2021 | 5-10P | Central Athletic Complex

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. 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 benefit FT Cares Foundation and its mission of transforming lives.


WINTER RACE: Lions Club Reindeer Run 5K

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | Race Start: 8:30A | Downtown Wheaton

This CARA Certified race, hosted by the Lions Club in conjunction with the park district, starts and ends at the DuPage County Historical Museum. Participants are encouraged to show holiday spirit and wear costumes. Shirts and antlers are available for all runners.

Lions Club R Run logo

SPRING RACE: Fun Run in Color

Save the Date! Saturday, April 9, 2022 | Location: Downtown Wheaton

The Fun Run in Color is presented by the Wheaton Park District and the Rotary Club of Wheaton AM.

Please check back for 2022 race registration details.

Questions? Contact Amy Seklecki at aseklecki@wheatonparks.org  or 630.510.4989.

SUMMER RACE: Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K & 1/2-Mile

Saturday, June 4, 2022 | Location: Downtown Wheaton

One of the Chicago Suburbs’ Largest 5K/10K Runs. Don’t miss this popular community race event that supports Cosley Zoo!

Please check back for 2022 race registration details.

Questions? Contact Carey Moreland at cmoreland@wheatonparks.org or 630.510.4961.