Whether You Walk, Run or Jog, NAMI's Oct. 5 Run in Batavia Is 5K For a Good Cause

Whether You Walk, Run or Jog, NAMI’s Oct. 5 Run in Batavia Is 5K For a Good Cause

Whether you run, walk, or jog, the distance you cover during NAMI’s Saturday 5K in downtown Batavia will be good exercise for a good cause.

The NAMI 5K is a benefit for NAMI Kane-south, DeKalb, and Kendall counties, a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with mental illness. Learn more by visiting www.namikdk.org

Advanced registration is only $35. Click here to register today!

Race Time will be providing chip timing for every participant. In addition, runners will receive the following benefits:

  • High quality fuchsia technical race shirt with white lettering (guaranteed for everyone pre-registering).
  • Undated reserved seat ticket voucher for the Kane County Cougars.
  • Fantastic trophies and medals for top finishers.
  • A beautiful run or walk along the Fox River Trail to benefit NAMI KDK.

Online race registration will close after Thursday, Oct. 3.

Prefer to register the morning of the race? No problem! Race day registration will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) near the packet pickup area. The race begins at 9 a.m.

Feel free to bring your friends and family to run or walk with you.

Other Important Information

Packet pickup will take place on from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Peg Bond Center in Batavia, IL at 100 N. Island Ave. Volunteers and signs will guide you to the appropriate location to pick up your race bib and T-shirt.

Runners may also pickup their race bib and shirt on the morning of the race from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

The race will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 8th. Please arrive early to ensure everyone can start the race together! Following the race, top finishers in each age division will receive a medal.

For additional information about parking, water station and gear check, please visit www.nami5k.com/race-day

Enroll in a NAMI Membership

Would you like to stay updated on the latest mental health news and advocacy alerts or hear about NAMI KDK’s upcoming events, support groups, and education classes? Become a member of NAMI!

Can’t attend?

Consider donating to NAMI KDK to provide support, education, and advocacy for those struggling with mental health conditions in your community.