Trot for Theresa 5k
September 22, 2018
Palatine, IL
Info & Registration

Race Info

Join us for the 8th 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 22, 2018 - Rain or Shine!
St. Theresa School, Palatine, IL - Free parking!

Race day registration begins at 6:45 AM

Run/Walk begins at 8:00 AM

Cash prize to overall male and female finishers!


Register Online!

Or, download the registration form and submit it to St. Theresa School.

Packet Pickup

Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location to be announced.

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!


Early-bird deadline extended to June 6th.

Register by: June 6 September 7 Race Day
Individual $25 $35 $40
Family (up to 6) $100 $135 N/A
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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 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • 11 years
  • 12 years
  • 13 years
  • 14 years
  • 15-19 years
  • 20-29 years
  • 30-39 years
  • 40-49 years
  • 50-59 years
  • 60-69 years
  • 70+ years


Race results for the 2018 race will be available online! Stay tuned for details!

Race results from previous years:



Highlights Album


Complete Set


Highlights Album


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Highlights Album


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Also see: 2013 Photos · 2012 Photos


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, and more. 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


Become a 2018 Trot for Theresa Sponsor Now!

Sponsorship opportunities are available at multiple levels. Please check back here for details soon.