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Willowbrook Spring Fling 2018 - 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1 mile Fun Run / Community Fair

Village of Willowbrook Parks & Recreation Department

Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

Willowbrook Spring Fling 2018 - 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
5K run & walk May 5, 2018 $25.00 $3.45
1M kids run May 5, 2018 $10.00 $2.61

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Event Details

 2018 Presenting Sponsor:


Race Information:

 The race will start and finish at Borse Community Park, 208 Midway Drive, Willowbrook, IL


This race is CARA Certified and has committed to following the CARA Best Practices Guidelines, a high set of standards for quality, safe and operationally sound races.”.                       Click on CARA logo to view Guidlines



About This Event:

Come join us for the 4th annual Spring Fling 5K Run/Walk and Children's Fun Run on Sunday morning, May 6th presented by the Village of Willowbrook!  On-Site registration will open at 7:30 AM. The 5K Run/Walk will start at 9:00am.

Fun Run distance will be approximately 1 mile and will start immediately following the completion of the 5K Run/Walk (estimated start time: 10:00 AM). Fun Run participants must be 14 years old or younger.

Special Guest MC: NBC Chicago's Lauren Petty

A portion of the proceeds will benifit Gateway Special Recreation Association.                                                                                                                            


Business Expo/Community Fair:

The race will be accompanied by a Community Fair, which will include:  a face painter, bounce houses, climbing wall, music and various local vendors offering snacks, products and services. 

After Race Gathering: 

Join us after the race at  Black Horizon Brewery, 7560 S. Quincy St. Willowbrook.                                 More information to come.

Course Maps:  5K Run/Walk:

KIDS 1 Mile Course Map:


Is the event timed?

Yes, all participants (5K and Fun Run) will be timed from when the starting gun/horn is fired till they cross the finish line.

What are my parking options for the event?

Parking will be located at Gower West School, 7650 Clarendon Hills Rd. (P1 on the race map). Extra/Overflow parking will be located in the south east corner of the Willow Commons shopping center, next to the Dariy Queen. (P2 on the race map)

In addition, a handicap parking area will be available in the parking lot at Borse Community Park.

Will there be a gear check?

Gear Check will be available near the registration tent for participants to store their gear during the 5K & 1mile races.

Packet Pickup?

UPDATED 1/24/18

 Packet pickup will be available before the race at the Willowbrook Village Hall(835 Midway Dr.) on Friday May 4th, from 10:00am-4:00pm.

On Saturday May 5th, pick up will be held at Black Horizon Brewery 7560 S Quincy St, Willowbrook, from 12-3pm.

The morning of the race, pick up will start at 7:30 am in the parking lot of Borse Community Park. 

For the 5K you will need to pickup your race bib prior to the race.  For your convenience, the t-shirts and goodie bags can be picked up either before or after the race.

For the kids run, pickup t-shirts and bibs before the race.  Medals will be handed out at the finish line to all kids that cross the finish wearing a race bib.

Dogs, strollers, etc?

Dogs, skates, skate boards, bicycles, scooters, or regular strollers will NOT be allowed. However, RUNNING STROLLERS will be allowed.

Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors!!!  As of 4/19/2018

Want to learn more about our spnsors?, Click on their logs, for a link to their website.

















                                2017 RESULTS:

The Results for the race can be found at the following links:





Have questions about Willowbrook Spring Fling 2018 - 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1 mile Fun Run / Community Fair? Contact Village of Willowbrook Parks & Recreation Department

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Borse Memorial Community Park
208 Midway Drive
Willowbrook, IL 60527

Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

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Village of Willowbrook Parks & Recreation Department

The Village of Willowbrook Parks and Recreation Department currently owns and operates over 54 acres of parks on its 10 sites throughout the Village.

The Parks and Recreation Department operates a year-round recreation program for all ages. The Department utilizes its parks, rented school facilities, independent contractors, and cooperative agreements with other recreation agencies to deliver these recreation services.

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