Trot for Theresa 5k
September 28, 2019
Race Results

Platinum Sponsor

Post-Race Party Sponsor

Race Info

Join us for the 9th Annual Trot for Theresa 5K! This USATF-certified (IL-13006-JW), flat and fast course begins and ends at St. Theresa School (445 N. Benton Street) and winds through a tree-lined Palatine neighborhood. This event will be electronically timed.


Saturday, September 28, 2019 - Rain or Shine!
St. Theresa School, Palatine, IL - Free parking!

Race day registration CLOSES at 7:30 AM!

Run/Walk begins at 8:00 AM


Pre-registration is currently closed. You may register on the day of the race prior to 7:30 AM.

Race day registration begins at 6:45 AM

Packet Pickup

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
JL's Pizza & Sports Bar
19 N. Bothwell St., Palatine IL

Post-race Party

The post race party will begin immediately after the race.

Awards will be presented at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Stay for the food, music and fun!

All kids are welcome to participate in the free kids run!


Register by Sept. 15 6:00 PM in order to receive a shirt!

Register by: September 15 6 PM Race Day
Individual $35 $40
Family (up to 8) $135 N/A
T-Shirt Guaranteed Yes NO

Online credit card payments incur an additional service charge.


Thank you to our Trot for Theresa 2019 Sponsors!

Please see this document for a description of available sponsorship opportunities. Sponsors, please submit the procurement form with your donation.


This USATF-certified ( IL-14015-JW), single loop course is flat and fast.

The route begins and ends at St. Theresa School and winds through a tree-lined neighborhood. Perfect for both runners and walkers.

Strollers are welcome, we just ask that you please line up towards the back.

Course Map



The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 9:00 AM

A $100 cash prize will be awarded to the top male and the top female finishers!

Medal and ribbon awards will be awarded in the age group categories listed.

Awards will be given out for the top three male and top three female finishers in each of these age categories:

  • 1-6 years
  • 7-8 years
  • 9-10 years
  • 11-12 years
  • 13-14 years
  • 15-19 years
  • 20-29 years
  • 30-39 years
  • 40-49 years
  • 50-59 years
  • 60-69 years
  • 70+ years


2019 Race Results

Race results for 2019 will be available here.

Race results from previous years:



Highlights Album


Complete Set


Highlights Album


Complete Set


Highlights Album


Complete Set


We need your help!

We are looking for volunteers to assist on the day of the race in the areas of: setup, registration, monitoring the racecourse, post-race party, kids race, and cleanup. Time slots available between 6:00 AM and 11:00 AM. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt!

In need of service hours? Service hours will be awarded to all students from any school!

Volunteer Sign-Up

Questions? Contact Liz Garthwait at