Race Organizer: Suzanne Gray & Right Fit-Sport Fitness Wellness, Run the Ridge Race Committee
History: 2004 – 2017 (14 Years), USATF, CARA Certified Course
Proposed Race Date: Saturday, June 3rd Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
(4) Year Numbers (2011-2016):
Race Participants – (84) Illinois Communities and (5) Other States
Average # of Race Participants- (500)
75% of Participants – Age group between 25 and 60
Corporate Sponsorship – Over (40) Business Sponsorship's
Benefactors: Ronald McDonald Children’s Hospital/Loyola University Medical Center, Turning Pointe/Autism, Ray Graham Association, ProActive Kids Foundation
Volunteers – Partner Groups (Kiwanis, Local School Leadership/Volunteers, Fire & Police Departments, Village Leadership, Staff, & Volunteers, Park Districts)
Activities – Kids’ Dash, 1K, Moon Jump, Juggler, Karate Demonstration, Face Painting, Cookie Decorating, DJ, local talent, and more.
Race Emcees: Val Warner, Rob Stafford, Allison Rosati, Mike Adamle, Ginger Zee
Marketing: Village & business websites, local advertising (PATCH, local papers), signage, posters, flyers & announcements in other race bags, television/radio announcements, stories, schools, other race sites, community distribution, race brochures.