OSF Saint Paul Medical Center

Mendota, Illinois

CornaPalooza 5K/10K Run/Walk - Saturday, August 10, 2019

IMG_2898.JPG The 12th Annual CornaPalooza 5K/10K race and fitness walk starts at Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Drive, Mendota, Illinois) at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, 2019.

  • Pre-registration / Registration Opens at 6:30 a.m.
  • Official CornaPalooza T-shirt for participants(size nor shirt guaranteed for late registrants)
  • USATF CERTIFIED 5K & 10K Courses
  • Awards will be presented to the 1st overall male & female runners in the 5K & 10K runs.  1st through 3rd places will be awarded medals in each age group.
  • All 14 & under receive participation ribbons.
  • Entry fees: $25 if postmarked by 7/26/19, $30 7/27/19-8/10/19

2019 proceeds from the race will benefit the OSF Saint Paul Community Garden; a program that will be impactful not only in the harvest it provides but also in the collaboration of the community towards health and wellness.

About the Course

Course Map The USATF-certified 5K (IL-12139 JW) and 10K (IL-12140-JW) courses start & end at Lake Mendota (1901 Tom Merwin Drive). Race participants follow signs & enter Lake Mendota property from Route 251/52 & Tom Merwin Drive. Follow signage for designated parking. The course will take you west outside of Mendota to take on the rolling hills & sights of rural Mendota. 10K course will include a 1-mile stretch of compacted gravel road. All runners will experience a mile or more of Lake Kakusha TRAIL!

All traffic control & water stations will be pulled from roads as last runner passes or when 10K reaches 1 ½ hours. Not responsible for late starters on the course. NO double wide strollers allowed.

For additional information on sponsorship opportunities or about the race, please contact JoEllyn Gahan at (815) 539-1659 or joellyn.gahan@osfhealthcare.org .

Race Registration

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2018 Results

5K - Results by Age Group

5K - Overall Results

10K - Results by Age Group

10K - Overall Results


Past Results


5K Results

10K Results

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