Kiwanis Galena River Trail Run

Kiwanis Galena River Trail Run


Start time: Saturday 8:00am (19 May)
End time: Saturday 11:00am (19 May)


Galena River Trail Run: Come for The Run-Stay for the Fun!

The Run
The inaugural Galena River Trail Run will take place Saturday, May 19, 2018 on the popular Galena River Trail. The Galena River Trail is located adjacent to the old Galena Rail Depot 101 Bouthillier Street in historic and scenic Galena, IL 61036. The Galena Junction Trail segment originates at the Galena Depot Park just below the U.S. Highway 20 Bridge. This forested trail winds south to Galena Junction and the backwaters of the Mississippi River, making for a scenic out-and-back racing course. This year’s race features:
A 10K (runners only), 5K (runners and walkers), and a kids’ fun run (children 12 and under).
Chip timing provided by J3Timing (10K and 5K, only).
On-line registration available until May 12, 2018.
A dri-fit technical short-sleeved shirt to all10K and 5K runners guaranteed to all runner who are registered by May 12, 2018.
Finishers' medals for all 10K and 5K runners
Awards for Overall Top Male and Female finishers in the 10K and 5K.
Age-division awards for top three male and female 10K and 5K runners.
Ribbons for all kids running the kids' fun run.
Package Pickup: Thursday, May 17, 2018: 3-6 p.m.; or Friday, May 18, 3-6 p.m. at Illinois Bank and Trust 971 Gear St. Galena, IL 61036.
In-person registration available at package pickup both Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18.
Package pickup will also be available on race day from 6:30-7:30 a.m.
Race day registration from 6:30-7:30 a.m. T-shirt not guaranteed. Registration will close promptly at 7:30 a.m.
All race proceeds will be donated to Galena Kiwanis to provide recreational parks for the children of the community.
The Fun
After party at 4:00 p.m. at The Grape Escape 242 N. Main Street, Galena, IL.
Fine dining in historic downtown Galena.
Accommodations at area hotels and bed and breakfast establishments. See drop down menu for area accommodations convenient to the race site. Visit
Other family-friendly recreational and historical activities in Galena.