Join us for a brand new 5k at YMCA Camp Benson in Mt. Carroll, IL! Explore camp and run on the trails for this fun event. After the 5k, stay to enjoy Camp Community Day activities at 9am!

We are offering individual registrations for $10 or $15 for a family registration (up to 4 people). Receive your race shirts by registering on or before May 8th!

Check in for the 5k begins at the Camp Benson pavilion at 7:15am. Every participant/family will be required to sign a waiver.

Race FAQ’s:
Q. What is the route like?
A. This 5k route will take you all around Camp Benson. You will run on grass and gravel and parts of the route include hills. The route will be marked with arrows and volunteers will help direct runners/walkers.

Q. Is the route kid friendly?
A. Yes! Our campers explore camp all the time. As long as children are accompanied with an adult, they will be able to run/walk the course.

Q. Can I bring a stroller?
A. Because of the terrain over grass and gravel, we recommend an all terrain stroller.

Q. Can I bring my pet?
A. We all love pets, but are asking that no pets be brought to this race.

Q. Where do I park at camp?
A. When you arrive at camp, we do have a parking lot, Once that fills up, staff will help direct you to park in our A-field.

Date: May 21st at 8am

Location: YMCA Camp Benson, Mt. Carroll, IL

Fee: $10/individual, $15/family (up to 4 people)

Register Online for an individual HERE!
Register Online for a family HERE!

Thank you to our 5k sponsor CGH Medical Center!


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