2021 Scarecrow Scramble

17th Annual Nighttime 5k Run / Walk
2020 RACE RESULTS 2020 RACE PHOTOS PRE & POST RACE TIPS

Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2020 Scarecrow Scramble - whether in Community Park or from your own streets!

We look forward to seeing you in 2021!
SAVE THE DATE ~ OCTOBER 16, 2021!

All proceeds benefit the Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation Scholarship Fund & Lisle Teens with Character Program.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 SPONSORS!   

GOLD SPONSOR

Molex

SILVER SPONSOR

DuPage Medical Group




SUPPORTING SPONSORS

The Solano Law Firm

 

FCL Builders

 

Advanced Imaging


FRIENDS OF THE SCARECROW

  • Craigs Auto Service Center
  • P. Martin Jewelers
  • Williams Chiropractic Center
  • Lisle Park District
  • Lisle School District 202



RACE REGISTRATION:

Registration is Closed.

AGE RACE 7/1-8/17 8/18-9/17 9/18-10/7
All Ages 5K Run / Walk $30 $35 $40
All Ages Virtual 5K Run / Walk $30 $35 $40
5-11 Youth Run
(1/2 Mile Run)
$20 $25 $30

General Race Guidelines:

  • Participants are required to be completely self-sufficient.
  • Participants must follow all CDC safe distancing guidelines.
  • Participants must be in good health and symptom free from any illness for at least 14 days prior to the event.
  • When not racing, those in attendance must wear a face covering.
  • No pets allowed on course.
  • Strollers are only permitted if you are walking in the 5K. You will be placed at the end of the line.
  • Costumes are encouraged! You don't have to dress up in a costume to conquer the Scarecrow Scramble, but it definitely makes it more fun!

Youth Run:

  • The Youth Run will start at 5:30pm.
  • All runners will receive a ribbon when they cross the finish line.
  • Any child age 10 & under that has paid for a 5K registration may also participate in the Youth Run free of charge. Only one shirt will be given.

5K Run:

  • Participants will sign up for a designated start time. There is a strict limit for each assigned start time that is available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Start times for the 5K will begin at 6:00pm and will be available every 30 minutes. We will have 3 waves of 50 participants. Each participant will select from start times of 6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7:00pm. If spots fill up we will add more waves.
  • Top Male/Female Overall & Top Male/Female Masters 40+ will receive trophies. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Male/Female in each age group (9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+) will receive a medal. Winners will be contacted after the race.

Registration Guidelines:

  • ALL REGISTRATION FEES ARE FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • First 200 registrants are guaranteed a race shirt!
  • Participants must register online in advance. No paper registration will be offered. No race day registration will be available for any reason.
  • While our intent is to have a physical race, the race officials maintain the right to cancel the event due to severe weather conditions or if guidelines change in response to COVID-19. If the in-person race is cancelled, runners can still run the race virtually (details below). You will still receive your race bag and shirt. No refunds will be given.
  • Race Bag pickup will take place Friday, October 9. You can pick up your race bag between 11:00am-1:00pm or 3:00-6:00pm. We will not be offering race day pick up. Please coordinate someone to pick up your bag if you are unable to make it on Friday.

Attention Virtual Participants!

  • You have the option of signing up for the Virtual 5K and running in the safety of your own neighborhood.
  • Race Bag pick up will take place Friday, October 9. You can pick up your race bag between 11:00am-1:00pm or 3:00-6:00pm. We will not be offering race day pick up. If you are unable to make it, we are offering virtual runners the option to have their bag shipped for an additional cost. Just check the shipping box at checkout.
  • An important part of this Virtual Race is submitting your time so that you can see how you rank, much like a traditional run. Beginning October 10 you will be able to submit your time. To submit your virtual time, click here (PLEASE NOTE: This link will not work and you cannot submit a result prior to October 10). By your name, click EDIT TIME. You can submit results between October 10 - October 18. Final results will be available October 19.
  • There are no age group/overall awards for Virtual Participants.

REGISTRATION:

Registration Ends Wednesday, October 7 at Noon
Participants must register online in advance.
No in-person or mail-in registration will be offered.
No race day registration will be available for any reason.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

RACE BAG INCLUDES:

5K & Youth Run participants will receive the following with their registration:
Quarter-Zip Pullover Race Shirt

Chip Timed Bib (In-Person Only)

Post-Race Snacks
(Not included in shipped bag)

RACE BAG PICK UP:

  • Friday, October 9
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Lisle Recreation Center

We will not be offering race day pick up. Please coordinate someone to pick up your bag if you are unable to make it on Friday. We are only offering Virtual participants the option to have their bag shipped for an additional cost. Just check the shipping box at checkout.

RACE GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES:

Please take the time to read through this information to better understand how the race will look this year.

READ OUR RACE GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES


BECOME A SPONSOR

Help two great organizations (Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation & Lisle Teens with Character) get your name seen by runners across the suburbs - become a sponsor of the 16th Annual Scarecrow Scramble 5K! With different sponsorship levels available, your business, no matter the size can have an impact on this great event. Interested? Download and fill our our sponsorship form or contact our Race Director, Mary Liz Jayne at 630-353-4306 or by email at mljayne@lisleparkdistrict.org.

Download our Sponsor Form

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TIME EVENTS LOCATION
5:30pm Youth Run - Ages 5-11 Start & End Location: See Map
6:00pm Wave 5K Run/Walk Start & End Location: Lisle High School Parking Lot - See Map
6:30pm Wave 5K Run/Walk Start & End Location: Lisle High School Parking Lot - See Map
7:00pm Wave 5K Run/Walk Start & End Location: Lisle High School Parking Lot - See Map