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Summer Solstice 4 Mile Road Race & 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Virtual Event

Sat 22nd June 2024

4 races

Organiser's Description

In partnership with the Yorkville High School Distance program, you'll be able to participate in a Friday night Solstice four-mile run commencing and finishing right in the heart of Downtown Yorkville.
The race begins at 8:00 AM.
Day-of registration and packet pickup begins at 7 AM. and concludes 7:45 AM.
Preregistration cost is $40 which includes one (1) solstice beer token (21+, redeemable from participating vendors), $10 discount towards festival entrance ticket, and a t-shirt.
Medals will be awarded for top age-group finishers.
YOU MAY RUN THIS RACE VIRTUALLY (virtual racers are ineligible for age group awards)
PLEASE NOTE: No refunds are given for this race.
Event details and schedule
Online preregistration ends June 21, 2024 at 8am CDT.
The race begins at 8 AM, Saturday June 22nd.
Day-of registration ($45 cash/credit) and packet pickup begins at 7:00 AM and concludes 7:45 AM. No checks please.
SCHEDULE:  Day-of registration and packet pickup: 7-7:45 amRace begins: 8 AM
Course Info:  Primarily an out-and-back course, with a loop that turns you around to come back toward the start/finish. The Course begins and ends at the corner of Hydraulic and Mill streets, and runs out-and-back down Van Emmon Street.
Parking:  In addition to the race, expect many patrons at the Summer Solstice Festival as well. There are multiple parking lots around downtown Yorkville, but plan on giving yourself some time to park and walk over to the event/information/registration/packet pick-up area.
There is a small pavilion near the pedestrian bridge at Bicentennial Park. All packet pickup, registration, and all age-group awards will be located there.
Awards will be handed out at the race registration tent at Bicentennial Riverfront Park, E Hydraulic St, Yorkville. The top-three men and top-three women will be presented their awards on the stage of the Summer Solstice Music Festival at approx. 9:00 AM.


  • 4 Mile Race

    Sat 22nd June 2024

  • 2 Mile Race

    Sat 22nd June 2024

  • Summer Solstice Virtual 4 Mile Race

  • Summer Solstice Virtual 2 Mile Race



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