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For a frightfully good time, get in the ‘spirit’ and join us for the 6th annual Casket Races. It’s fun to watch, but don’t miss out on the chance to win one of the coveted trophies for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place – or the most frighteningly funny and creepiest casket.Find out more »
Bring toddlers, ages 2-5 to the indoor rock wall at Ackerman for Adult/Tot Open Climb every Monday from 9:30am-11am through November 2! Climbing is low impact and feasible for your tots and parents are welcome to climb too! The Open Climb is free to Glen Ellyn residents and $5 for non-residents, and no pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/guardian.Find out more »
Join the Glen Park District on Thanksgiving at our annual Turkey Trot Predicto Race! This event begins at 8:00am on Thursday, November 28th, and is open to all ages and skill levels. No timing devices are allowed on the course. The top two runners who most accurately predict their finish time will win a Thanksgiving treat. Prizes will also be awarded for Best Costume! Advanced registration is not required, but a waiver must be signed prior to the event to…Find out more »
A Downers Grove tradition, the Bonfield Express 5K is held every Thanksgiving morning. The USATF-certified course takes runners and walkers through the downtown as well as scenic side streets.Find out more »
Grab your glow sticks and running shoes and join us on Friday, November 29 for the second annual Reindeer Run! With a 2-mile course entirely within Brookfield Zoo, you and your family can "fun run" under the lights and be the first to see the lights of Holiday Magic! Stick around after the Reindeer Run for music, drinks, food, and Animal Ambassadors.Find out more »
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