Heartland Harvest 5K

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This year, the Foundation will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships. You can help.

Join us Saturday, October 14 for the sixth annual Heartland Harvest 5k run/1k walk.

Race Information

The 5K course will lead runners through Heartland Community College's Normal campus to the Corn Crib and back, finishing at the Fitness and Recreation Center where participants will enjoy post-race snacks.

Runners will be timed by the Lake Run Club.

Race Expo

Race participants will enjoy a pre and post-race exhibition featuring promotions and give-a-ways from event sponsors and other community businesses and organizations. 

Businesses and organizations interested in having space at the Race Expo should contact Foundation staff at 309-268-8110.

Registration

Cost is $25 if received by October 13. A $5 student and alumni discount may apply.

Register by September 22 and get a short sleeve performance shirt. Registrations received after September 22 are not guaranteed a shirt. 

Do you want to participate for FREE? Become a team captain and recruit 9 of your friends, co-workers or running buddies to sign-up as a team to receive free entry. Learn more about being a team captain.

On race day

Race day registration is $30. 

Packet pick-up and day-of registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Fitness and Recreation Center gymnasium.

Race starts at 9:00 a.m.

Awards

An awards ceremony takes place after tabulation is complete. Awards are given for the top three runners in each age division (male and female):

  • 18 and under

  • 19-29

  • 30-39

  • 40-49

  • 50-59

  • 60+

Overall male and female runners are excluded from age group winners.

Sponsors

We proudly thank our generous sponsors for their support!

Premium

Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP

Catering

COUNTRY Financial

Promotions

Afni, Inc.

CEFCU

Commerce Bank

P.J. Hoerr, Inc.

Regions Bank

Start Line

Bloomington-Normal Community Bank
Sponsorship Opportunities

Start Line ($1000) - SOLD!

  • Prominent signage at the start line
  • Verbal recognition by race director during opening remarks
  • Logo recognition on Heartland Harvest 5K race day shirts
  • Host a table at the race expo taking place on race day
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to Heartland Harvest 5K participants

Finish Line ($1000)

  • Prominent signage at the finish line
  • Logo recognition on Heartland Harvest 5K race day shirts
  • Host a table at the race expo taking place on race day
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to Heartland Harvest 5K participants

Award ($500)

  • Signage on the main stage
  • Logo recognition on Heartland Harvest 5K race day shirts
  • Host a table at the race expo taking place on race day
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to Heartland Harvest 5K participants

Hydration Station ($250)

  • Signage at the water station, which is passed two times during the race
  • Name recognition on Heartland Harvest 5K race day shirts
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to Heartland Harvest 5K participants

T-Shirt ($100)

  • Name recognition on Heartland Harvest 5K race shirts
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to Heartland Harvest 5K participants

Contact the Foundation at 309-268-8110 or foundation@heartland.edu by September 15 to reserve your sponsorship.

Contact Us

Heartland Foundation
CCB 2300
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8110
Email: foundation@heartland.edu 

Make a Gift

Chris Downing

Executive Director
Phone: 309-268-8587
Email: Chris.Downing@heartland.edu

Melissa Fasig

Scholarship Questions
Phone: 309-268-8102
Email: Melissa.Fasig@heartland.edu

Larissa McIlvain

Event Questions
Phone: 309-268-8125
Email: Larissa.McIlvain@heartland.edu