Kracker Klassic registration open

Tolono will host the Kracker Klassic 5K walk and run on June 30 as part of the Tolono Fun Day festivities. Registration for the event is being accepted now.

The race will begin and end at East Side Park in Tolono with races beginning at 7:30 a.m. There will be three races total in the Kracker Klassic.

The events begin with the quarter-mile Kiddie Klassic run/walk at 7:30 a.m. The one-mile Kiddie Klassic will then set off at 7:45 a.m. Instead of a registration fee for the Kiddie Klassic races, the organizers are accepting donations. The money will be put toward the Tolono Emergency Fund and the Sadorus Food Pantry.

The main event, the 5K walk and run, will kick off at 8 a.m. Official timing and clock will be provided by Body ‘n’ Sole Sports. The race will be staffed by volunteers from the Unity Junior High School cross country team.

There will be awards given to the top male and female runners as well as the winners of each of the eight age groups. Trophies will be provided by Trophy Time.

The Kracker Klassic costs $15 if registration is postmarked by June 16. The registration fee includes the price of a shirt, but entries received after June 16 are not guaranteed a shirt. Runners may also register the day of the race between 6:15 and 7:15 a.m.

Registration forms are available at Body ‘n’ Sole in Savoy or on the Fun Day’s Facebook page:

For more information, contact Christine Williams at (217) 493-2747 or


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