Kenosha Running Company and the Village of Somers are excited to present the
Honoring Somers' Heroes Mile Run
Taking place prior to the start of the Somers' 4th of July parade, this unique event will let you test your speed while you are cheered on by hundreds of parade spectators!
After you run, plan on staying to watch the parade and celebrate the Village of Somers Heroes. There is a free Ice Cream Social after the parade at Somers Elementary School and the Somers Fire Department will be selling food during the parade.
Awards will start at 3:30 at Somers Memorial Park (7511 12th Street)in the VFW Pavilion located behind the Village/Town Hall. Cash prizes will be awarded for the overall winner, male and female in the open and masters division. Age group awards will follow.
Race will start at 1:35 p.m.
Runners not across the finish line in 15 minutes (1:50 p.m.) will be swept from the course.
Race course is a straight mile staring at the intersection of H and E and ending at the intersection of EA and E.
Race will be limited to 150 people. Sign up early.
Online registration will close on Monday at 10:00 a.m.
If spots are available, same day sign up will be available at packet pick up. Same day sign up will be $15.00
Packet pick up will be at the Somers Post Office (7621 12th St.) starting at 12:15.
Parking will be limited. Some parking will be available at Shoreland High School and Somers Elementary School and the surrounding area. Please note that roads will be closed at 12:30 p.m. to stage for the parade.
Event will be hand timed.
Cash Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female in the open (age 40 and under) and master (age 41 and over)
Age group awards will be male and female in the following categories: 8 to 12, 13 to 18, 19 to 35, 36 to 48, 49 to 60, 61 and over.
XCThrillogy is offering RUNSURANCE on this event. If for any reason you are unable to attend the Honoring Somers' Heroes Mile, you can defer your entry to the next year's event, run a similar priced event, or get 80% of your entry fee refunded. Select RUNSURANCE as an option during registration if you are interested.