Thursday, July 4, 2024
Somers Fire Station / Town Hall -- "Look for our Tent/Flags." Packet Pickup and Same Day Signup will start at 12:15pm.
Starting Line at intersection of H (88th Ave) and E (Somers Rd). Start lining up at 1:00pm and race will start promptly at 1:15pm.
EVENT START TIME:
Same day registration - Individual ... $15.00
Same day registration - Team (4 runners) ... $45.00
ONLINE SIGNUP CLOSES:
EARLY PACKET/BIB PICKUP:
SAME DAY SIGNUP:
PHOTOS / VIDEOS:
DISTANCES: 1 mile
Taking place prior to the start of the Somers' 4th of July parade, this unique event will let you test your speed while you are cheered on by hundreds of parade spectators!
After you run, plan on staying to watch the parade and celebrate the 4th.
Awards will start after the parade at Somers Memorial Park (7511 - 12th Street) in the VFW Pavilion located behind the Village/Town Hall. Cash prizes will be awarded to the overall winner, male and female.
RUN AS A TEAM THIS YEAR!
Somers One Mile Team Championship
Prove once and for all that your running group is not only the best but the fastest in town.
Teams will consist of 4 members. Teams must include at least one female. Scoring will be by overall placement in the event.* Registration is by team and is only $36 for all four members.
*The finishing position for all of the team members will be added together and the winning team will have the lowest overall total score. (e.g. Your team members finish in 3rd, 14th, 20th, and 27th, respectively. Your team score is 3+14+20+27=64.)
Individual and Team Event Details:
The race will start at 1:15 p.m. Runners not across the finish line in 15 minutes (1:30 p.m.) will be swept from the course. The race course is a straight mile. Meeting at the Somers Fire Station / Town Hall. The race will be limited to 150 people. Sign up early. Online registration will close on Monday at 10:00 a.m.
If spots are available, same-day sign-up will be available at packet pick-up. Same-day sign up will be $15.00. Packet pick-up will be in front of the Somers Fire Station (7511 - 12th St.). Runners will begin lining up at 1:00 at the intersection of H (88th Ave) and E (Somers Rd)
Parking will be limited. Some parking will be available at Somers Elementary School and the surrounding area. Please note that roads will be closed at 12:30 p.m. to stage for the parade.
All of our trail & Canicross events have a virtual aspect.
Kenosha Running Company is welcoming and encouraging to all those near and far that cannot attend our event in person, to join us in spirit and share the day with us. We will continue to offer all of our trail & Canicross events virtually. Those that join us virtually are encouraged to share the highlights of their run, walk or hobble by emailing the story and pictures to us, sharing on our Facebook page, or tagging us #KenoshaRunningCompany and we will include them in our event recap email and in our monthly digital magazine. You will also receive a bib number and swag by mail. Please join us regardless of your location and share in the trail - canicross kind of fun!