Arny Johnson 10 mile & 5k
Hosted by the Rockford Road Runners
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Annie’s Locker was started in 2008. Inspired by a fellow runner who died in 2007, the idea was born to do something to inspire people toward a healthier lifestyle. We hope to help people find their “wings.”
Annie’s Locker is a non-profit organization that supports people in need of proper fitness gear and provides race sponsorships in Rockford, Illinois that joined Rockford Road Runners in June of 2009 and operates as a standing committee under the charter of Rockford Road Runners, a RRCA member club, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
The 38th Annual Arny Johnson 10-mile and 5K run will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2023, at Woodward - Rock Cut Campus (1 Woodward Way, Loves Park, Il 61111) The race is at the same location as last year starting and finishing at the Woodward Campus. 5k circles Woodward campus and then it goes out along with Willow Creek Path. The 10 mile also circles Woodward campus and then follows Willow Creek Path before looping in Rock Cut State Park on an out and back course, this year, due to construction in Rockcut.
There is a 5k, 10 mile run/walk. The races will be going back to a gun start this year (Happy Day). The 10-Mile race will start at 8:00 AM the 5k will then start at 8:10 AM.
There will be one water stop for the 10Mile course. You will pass it twice when leaving and re-entering the Willow Creek Path near the dam.
Hosted by the Rockford Road Runners with all proceeds will going to Annie's Locker.
Course certification: Pending
*** Please note: Willow Creek Path is narrow. For runner safety, we cannot allow strollers or pets.
Early Packet Pickup: Saturday the 1st of April at runners' image (Time still to be determined)
Race Day Packet Pickup: Sunday, April 2nd from 7:00 am 8:00 am at Woodward - Rock Cut Campus (1 Woodward Way. Loves, Park, IL 61111)