Stampede

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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Mike Rylko Community Park
951 McHenry Rd.
Buffalo Grove, IL

For more information, contact the Race Director, 
Chuck Burgess at 847.850.2125.

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Results

Race results, as well as the results from previous years

Be a Volunteer!

Be a volunteer for the BG Stampede! Contact Erika Strojinc at 847.850.2133 for more information or to become a volunteer.

Race Location

The Buffalo Grove Stampede

An annual walk, run and wheelchair race held during BG Days weekend. The race begins and ends at Mike Rylko Community Park near the Spray 'N Play at 951 McHenry Road. The closest intersection is McHenry Road (Route. 83) and Deerfield Parkway.

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Timing

The Buffalo Grove Stampede is using the latest in race timing technology, the Chronotrack B-Tag system. Benefits include:

  • The same accurate timing featured with a traditional chip.
  • B-Tags are distributed on the back of individual bib numbers.
  • B-Tags are for one time use and will not be collected at the finish line.

USATF Certification Numbers: 5k: IL-08074-JW , 10k: IL-08073-JW

The Stampede is a CARA Certified race and both courses are USATF certified.

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The 10K race was selected to be part of CARA’s 2014 competitive circuit of races, named the Runners’ Choice Circuit.  CARA members can compete on this Circuit for year-end Overall, Age Group, Clydesdale/Athena (weight) and Club awards.

This race (both 10K and 5K) is a Cara Certified Race.  It has agreed to adhere to and uphold CARA’s best practices guidelines.  These guidelines embody the highest standards for quality, safety and comfort for participants in a road race.

Due to CARA’s advocacy efforts, runners in the Chicagoland area enjoy some of the highest quality road races in the country.  To view the guidelines and to learn more about CARA, visit cararuns.org.

The Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland.  CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run – farther, faster, better, for life.

Registration Details

Online registration is taken through signmeup.com.

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Check your online registration

Day of Race Registration times are still to be determined.

All online registration must be submitted by 5 pm on the Wednesday before the race. CARA and Buffalo Grove Fitness Center members are entitled to a $5 discount off online registration only.

Race and Age Groupings

10k Run5k RunWalk

Male and Female Separated Age Brackets:

Male and Female Separated Age Brackets:

All ages and genders
together

9 & Under

9 & Under 

10-14

10-14 

15-19

15-19 

20-24

20-24 

25-29

25-29 

30-34

30-34 

35-39

35-39 

40-44

40-44 

45-49

45-49 

50-54

50-54 

55-59

55-59 

60-64

60-64 

65-69

65-69 

70-74

70-74 

75-79

75-79 

80 and up

80 and up 

5k Wheelchair*

*Minimum of 10 pre-registered needed in order for wheelchair event to be held.

If you are registering the  day of the race please be on time - Day of race registration ends promptly at 7:15 am

Fees

Fees:Advanced FeeDay of Race 
Fee
Family Fee**
10k Run$30$35$27
5k Run$30$35$27
Walk$21$25$18
5k Wheelchair*$30$35$27

** Family Fee
Families of 3 or more members participating in the Stampede qualify for the Family Fee. No other discounts apply if using the Family Fee. The reduced rate is a per person rate. The Family Fee is available on advanced registrations only.

Race Information

Race Times:

10K Run7:30 am
5K Run8:15 am
5K Walk (behind all runners)8:15 am

Awards

Cash Prizes will be given to the overall male and female winners in the 5k and 10k races and they will not be eligible for age group prizes. Cash prizes will also be given to the 1st place winners of each race category for the 5k and 10k races. Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each race category for the 5k and 10k races. No awards are given out for the 5k Walk.

Raffle & Pancake Breakfast

All participants will be entered into the general prize drawing with prizes valued up to $50. Each participant will also receive a ticket good for a free pancake breakfast at the BG Days Rotary tent.  Located at corner off Raupp Blvd. and Lake Cook Road.

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Runner Packets

Packets may be picked up at the Community Arts Center, located at 225 McHenry Road on Saturday, August 30 from 12 - 3 pm

Day of Race (Sunday): At the registration tent from 6:30 - 7:15 am.

Race Shirts

You will pick up your race shirt at packet pickup on Saturday or before the race on Sunday morning. Sizes are first come first served.

Race Belongings/Bag Check

A bag check for the runners will be available

Parking

There are several parking lots available to accommodate all participants.  

View a PDF picture of the immediate area surrounding the race area.

Safety

For safety reasons, pets, roller blades, skateboards, strollers or bicycles of any kind will not be allowed in the 5k and 10k runs or the 5k walk.

Police and volunteer marshals will staff intersections and direct traffic, but the course will not be completely closed to traffic.

Course Information

10k Course

The 10k course is 3-dimensional and over 60% is on crushed stone pathways. Water stations are located near the 2 and 3 mile marks and just past the 4 and 5 mile marks.

5k Course

The 5k course is flat through a residential neighborhood. There will be water stations just past the 1 mile and 2 mile marks.

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IESA & IHSA Rules

Facts about IESA & IHSA Rules for school athletes participating in the Stampede:

Official IESA Rule - Open this link and scroll to Section 3.070

Official IHSA Rule - Open this link and scroll to Section 3.080

Event Sponsors

Finish Line Sponsor

Garden Fresh Market Logo

 

Featured Sponsors

Rotary Logo   Sports Authority Logo   Athletico Logo   Jacqueline G. Rosen Orthodontics Logo   

 

Claremont Logo   ABC Plumming   Brunswicks Logo   Kind Logo

 

Midway Vendors/In-Kind Donators

Stern Logo   Crown Trophy Logo   Dick Pond Logo   

If you are interested in Stampede sponsorship opportunites, please contact Mike Terson at 847.850.2127.