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$5

choose from concrete or soft foam; ideal for new walkers, crawlers, or rollers
(any age can register)

5K FOR ALL

Is it your first race?

Are you a serious competitor?

Do you need to walk with a helper?

Or just a tiny tot learning to crawl?

Bring the whole crew for a race that brings the family together!

Choose your distance:

5 yards ($5)

50 yards ($15)

1K ($25)

5K* ($35)

Note: all participants are allowed 1-2 helpers, if necessary, to safely finish the race.

*Professionally chip-timed by

Crossroads Events and Timing




5K Participants Will Receive

T-shirt

Custom bib#

Disposable chip timing

Finisher medal

Live results

Award ceremony

Raffle ticket

Post-race party (food, fun, freebies)


1K, 50Y, and 5Y Participants Will Receive

T-shirt

Custom bib#

Finisher medal

Raffle ticket

Post-race party (food, fun, freebies)

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Grandparents

WHERE? WHEN?

September 11, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Heritage Park
100 Community Blvd.
Wheeling, IL 60090

Race Day Schedule:
8:00 a.m. Packet Pick-up
9:00 a.m. 5K Start
9:30 a.m. Post-Race Party Begins
10:00 a.m. Award Ceremony
10:30 a.m. 1K Start
11:00 a.m. 50-Yard Start
11:15 a.m. 5-Yard Start
11:30 a.m. Raffle Prizes
11:45 a.m. Wrap-Up

HAPPY GRANDPARENTS' DAY!

Grandma! Grandpa!
It's only $15 for you.

Pick any distance.
Don't worry, we won't be checking IDs or family trees. If you're a grandparent, come join us!

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PERKS FOR FUNDRAISING

Individuals:
Raise $500 to receive a $25 Amazon gift card
Raise $1,000+ to receive a $100 Amazon gift card

And... for every donor you get, you will receive an additional raffle ticket. For example, if you get 3 people to donate, you will receive 3 raffle tickets (in addition to the one you receive when you register for the race, for a total of 4 in this case). 

You can choose to become a fundraiser and set up your fundraising webpage when you register for the race

WHY RACE WITH US?

Proceeds from the event go towards TOTS Therapeutic Child Care Center, NFP, a new full-time daycare for kids with special needs, coming soon to Chicago's northwest suburbs.

Thank you for helping us open doors of this much-needed center! For more details about the daycare, please choose from the menu items at the top of this page

Winning Team
Race Competition in Nature

BATTLE OF THE CLINICS

Pediatric Therapy Clinics

The clinic team who raises the most money receives a $250 gift card to Lakeshore Learning.


The clinic team who has the most participants receives a $250 gift card to Lakeshore Learning. 


What if your clinic wins both categories?
That's right - a $500 gift card!


Note: The size of the clinical team will be taken into consideration when choosing a winner. A smaller clinic has just as good of a chance as a larger one!

Please email us at totscenter12@gmail.com for details and instructions for entering this friendly competition. Thank you for your support!

BATTLE OF THE DAYCARES

Daycares and Preschools

The daycare team who raises the most money receives a $250 gift card to Lakeshore Learning.


The daycare team who has the most participants receives a $250 gift card to Lakeshore Learning. 


What if your daycare wins both categories?
That's right - a $500 gift card!


Note: The size of the daycare (# of kids enrolled) will be taken into consideration when choosing a winner. A smaller daycare has just as good of a chance as a larger one!

Please email us at totscenter12@gmail.com for details and instructions for entering this friendly competition. Thank you for your support!

Registration
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PACKET PICK-UP

Get your shirt, race bib, and free goodies!
Choose one of two options:

Saturday, September 10th

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Kopa Tea Bar

37 Huntington Ln.

Wheeling, IL 60090

-OR-

Sunday, September 11th (Race Day)

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Near the Start/Finish line

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

VOLUNTEERING, PARKING, BATHROOMS, AND ACCOMMODATIONS

If you would like to volunteer at the event, please click here.


Parking will be available in the West Parking Lot near the Performance Pavilion, just past the Park District and Family Aquatic Center.

Porta-potties will be available along the route and at the Start/Finish line. Full-service bathrooms are available inside the the Park District.

Bag check will be available for all race participants free of charge. Although a volunteer will be present at all times, we do not recommend leaving valuables in the bag check. 

A quiet tent will be available for people with sensory difficulties, equipped with noise-canceling headphones, sunglasses, fidgets, and weighted blankets. 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

All proceeds go toward helping TOTS open our doors. We appreciate your generosity!

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WE APPRECIATE OUR COMMUNITY'S SUPPORT!

 

Nondiscriminatory Policy

TOTS admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the center. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its policies and programs.