Trot for Theresa 5k
October 15, 2022

Race Day Info


2022 Platinum Sponsor

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2022 Platinum Sponsor

2022 Platinum Sponsor

Race Info

Join us for the 12th 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, October 15, 2022 - Rain or Shine!
St. Theresa School, Palatine, IL - Free parking!

Race day registration begins at 6:45 AM

Race day registration CLOSES at 7:30 AM!


Race day registration is available 6:45 - 7:30 AM. Cash or Check is accepted ($40).

Packet Pickup

Thursday, October 13, 2022
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Theresa Church Dolan Center
455 N Benton St, Palatine, IL

Post-race Party

The post race party will begin immediately after the race.

Awards will be presented at approximately 9:15 a.m.

Stay for the food, music and fun!

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


Register by Oct. 2 in order to receive a shirt!

Register by: July 5 Oct. 2 Race Day
Individual $30 $35 $40
Family (up to 8) $120 $140 N/A
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Thank you to our Trot for Theresa 2022 Sponsors!

Please see this document for a description of available sponsorship opportunities. Please contact us by email for more information or if you are interested in sponsoring our event.

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.

(Smaller version of the video available also.)

Course Map



St. Theresa School students can earn a trophy for their classroom just by participating!

The awards ceremony will take place at approximately 9:15 AM

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

Medal and ribbon awards will be awarded (to top 3 male and top 3 female finishers) in these age groups:

  • 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


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

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