April Fools 5k

Join us on 04/04/2024

(race date estimated)

April Fools 5k Race Description

***Registration is temporarily closed.  We are rescheduling this race for June-August 2020 due to COVID-19.  Stay tuned for more information!***

The #1 Suburban Early Spring 5k with a Beautiful Course, Tech Shirt and 400m Kids Dash!

Run along the path that surrounds the naturally beautiful waterfront in Mallard Lake Forest Preserve.

  • Flat and fast course, mix of paved asphalt and crushed limestone – no grass.  Start/finish line is on asphalt.  USA Track and Field Certification #IL-13156-JW
  • Short Sleeve Technical Running Shirt (youth, ladies and unisex sizing)  
  • Custom Designed Award Medals to top three finishers in each age category (men and women; under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+).  
  • Cash Prizes for 1st ($100), 2nd ($75) and 3rd ($50) Place Overall for Male and Female
  • 400 meter Kids Dash for ages 2-12 years, asphalt course, keepsake ribbon award and t-shirt
  • Plenty of restrooms, water and post-race refreshments
  • Free parking at Meijer's southwest parking lot adjacent to the start/finish line
  • Disposable electronic chip timing 

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    April Fools 5k Where & When

  • Location: Bloomingdale, IL 60108
  • Race Date: 2020/04/04 09:00:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • 5k Registration
    • 400m Kids Dash Registration

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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
Great Scenic 5k!

Most of the course is off the streets and sidewalks, circling scenic Mallard Lake. Easy parking and great organization, no waiting for the port a potties either.

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5.0/5
Course: 5.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2019 Race Review
Review On:2019-09-25 19:58:19
Great Scenic 5k!

Most of the course is off the streets and sidewalks, circling scenic Mallard Lake. Easy parking and great organization, no waiting for the port a potties either.

verified participant race review Christopher S. has attended 2 times
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Bloomingdale, IL Weather

April Fools 5k weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of April 4th, Bloomingdale, IL can expect temperatures between 45℉ and 56℉ with humidity around 77% and precipitation of 0.28".
    Last year the weather condition was Blizzard.
  • Bloomingdale, IL current weather
  • Clear 82.7℉ Clear

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