Race Wheaton

Race Wheaton

Race each season for one low price.

Registration Includes…

4 Race Registrations plus a Commemorative Race Wheaton shirt

A Race 4 All Seasons

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

SPRING RACE: Fun Run in Color

Date: April 13, 2019 | Race Start: 8:30A | Location: Memorial Park

Location: Downtown Wheaton

Fun Run in Color 2019 is a color filled run walk for all ages and abilities. This untimed run features a wave start, four color stations, and an after party with a final color toss. Color is 100% biodegradable and non-toxic.

A portion of the proceeds from this run benefit the Play for All Playground & Garden Foundation.

fun run in color

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

Date: June 1, 2019 | Race Start: 7:30A | Location: Memorial Park/Downtown Wheaton

Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K and 1/2-Mile Zippity Zoo events are hosted by the Cosley Foundation to raise funds for the animals at Cosley Zoo as well as exhibit development projects, public programs, and conservation projects. Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals is one of the suburbs largest 5K/10K running events. The 5K/10K events are CARA certified and the course is USATF certified.

+ CARA Certified


FALL RACE: Light the Torch Night Run*

Date: September 28, 2018 | Race Start: 7P | Location: Downtown Wheaton

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

The 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.


2019 Date: September 27, 2019


WINTER RACE: Lions Club Reindeer Run*+

Date: December 1, 2018 | Race Start: 8:30A | Location: Downtown Wheaton

A spirited winter 5K featuring holiday spirit, post race refreshments and lots of holiday cheer! The first 1,500 runners receive a long sleeve tech t-shirt and antlers.


+ USATF certified

2019 Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Lions Club R Run logo

More Information

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Artis