Race Wheaton

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Bundle Your Races and Save

In addition to discounted registration on each race, Race Wheaton participants receive the individual race benefits and a Race Wheaton swag bag.

Register for Race Wheaton when you visit any of the registration pages for the races.

Interested in a sponsorship opportunity?
2023 Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)
For more information about sponsorship opp contact Margie Wilhelmi at mwilhelmi@wheatonparks.org.


Superhero Fun Run 5K

Saturday, April 15 | 8:30A | Memorial Park

Fun Run is back with a new theme – Superheroes!

Celebrate your favorite superhero, whether it’s Iron Man, Captain Marvel, or your local police officer, and join us for this untimed 5K!

Questions? Contact Carolyn Wilkin at cwilkin@wheatonparks.org.


Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K and Kids’ 1/2 Mile

Saturday, June 3 | 7:30A Start 5K/10K | 8:45A Start for Kids’ 1/2-Mile | Downtown Wheaton

Join 2,500 runners and walkers for the annual Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals, one of the Chicago suburbs’ largest 5K/10K runs. Don’t miss this popular community race event that supports Cosley Zoo! Registration includes a race shirt and finisher medal for all participants.

Questions? Contact Gail Creer at gcreer@wheatonparks.org or 630.510.5105.


Light the Torch 5K Night Run

Saturday, September 30 | 7P | Central Athletic Complex

Race through luminary lanes at the 10th Annual Light the Torch 5K Night Run! Presented in partnership by the Wheaton Park District and the FT Cares Foundation, this chip-timed 5K run/walk is a unique race through downtown Wheaton after sunset.

Come decked out! The more glow the better! Participants are invited to stick around after the race for live music, carnival rides, kids’ activities, food, and a beer garden at October Fest, hosted by the DuPage County Historical Museum. Registration includes a commemorative shirt and glow giveaways.

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

Questions? Contact Carolyn Wilkin at cwilkin@wheatonparks.org.


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Lions Club Reindeer Run 5K

December 2 | 8:30A | Downtown Wheaton

Get your holiday cheer on in the most festive, active environment imaginable. This winter 5K is sure to put you in the holiday spirit – in fact, we even encourage it! Come out in your best Santa hats or assortment of jingle bells and Run Run Rudolph to the finish line! All runners receive a long-sleeve tech t-shirt and antlers.

Questions? Contact Carolyn Wilkin at cwilkin@wheatonparks.org.