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Spring into Summer 5K

Spring into Summer 5K Run/Walk, will be a partnership with the Martin Luther King Community Center and Rock Island Library. Our three organizations are committed to summer enrichment, and all proceeds from the race go to camps which together, will serve more than 500 children this year!



ENTER YOUR TEAM! (or school)

Gather up your friends and/or co-workers and enter the Spring Into Summer 5K sponsored by Ascentra Credit Union. Spring Forward Learning Center, Martin Luther King Community Center and Rock Island Public Library are partnering to organize the 5K run/walk and your participation will support our organizations’ 2017 summer enrichment camps and summer reading programs.

The 5K course at Sunset Park in Rock Island is fast and flat with scenic views of Potter Lake and the Mississippi River. The race is chip-timed and all participants receive a dri-fit t-shirt. Our event also includes a 1/4-mile kids run for children 12 and under, and a post-race picnic with food, games, and family activities. It will be a fun filled morning. I hope you can join us!

Spring into Summer 5K
May 20
9:00 am
Early Bird Registration through April 30th




Early Bird $25: through April 30tht

Regular Registration $30: May 1st-May 19

Race Day Registration $40

Kids Race $15

*T-shirt guaranteed if registered by May 5, 2017


Packet Pickup and Late Registration

Friday, May 19, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. at Rooster’s Bar & Grill 2130 3rd Avenue Rock Island, Illinois.
Race Day from 7:30-8:45 a.m. at Sunset Park’s Main Shelter


Race Day Information

  • Please enter the park at the 31st¬†Avenue entrance to Sunset Marina (Potter Lake).
  • Kids Race starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • 5K starts at 9:15 a.m.
  • Starting line is next to the 5K headquarters (park pavilion)
  • Finish line is on the bike trail, not far from the start.
  • Please check the information on your bib number for accuracy.
  • Please be sure to cross the mat at the start and finish.
  • Be sure to secure your bib number to the front of your race apparel in a manner visible to race officials.
  • Parking is available along Sunset Lane.
  • Restrooms are available at the park.
  • Strollers are permitted.
  • Dogs on leashes are permitted.
  • Awards will be given after the 5K.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather registration fees will be considered a tax refundable donation to Spring Forward Learning Center.

Spring Forward would like to thank all of the Spring into Summer 5K Sponsors!



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