2015 Mid-Winter Cruise 5k

December 20, 2014 in MidWinter Cruise 5k by Tony Digaetano

Ready for a vacation yet?  Winter seems mild now but on January 25th surely all bets are off! Come join the Park Forest Running and Pancake Club for another annual Mid-Winter Cruise 5k!


Come get into a warmer frame of mind.  Come travel and join us on our cruise about Park Forest for 3.1 miles.  The weather is always fine in your own mind.  Runners and walkers are all welcome.  After the cruise come back aboard for our traditional “all you can eat, while they last” pancakes.

WhereForest Trail Middle School, 215 Wilson, Park Forest, IL 60466.  Pre-boarding (Registration and Packet Pickup) is in the gym starting at 9:00 AM CST.

WhenSunday, January 25th.  The Cruise (Race) starts at 10:30 AM CST.

CostIt is only $25 if you preregister before January 22nd.  $30 for same-day signup.

How to PreregisterYou can register online here at our SignMeUp page.

Our course is USATF Certified and it will be chip timed.

We always have quirky souvenirs and trophies for finishers.  We are also including a one year membership for the PFRPC for 2015 for all race registrations.  (If you are a current member, your membership will be extended.)

Do you have questions, or do you want to volunteer?  Contact Race Director Hilary Tydd.  Email hillruns@hotmail.com or call 708-209-0216

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The 2013 race will take place on  Sunday, January 20!

Put on your resort wear and join the Park Forest Running and Pancake Club for our ANNUAL MIDWINTER CRUISE 5k!

Travel to Nassau without a passport! (okay, Nassau STREET). Escape from winter and come on aboard! Our ‘cruise’ sets sail at 10:30AM and travels the streets of Park Forest, IL for 3.1 miles. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome. Upon your return to port, you’ll enjoy the PFRPC’s almost-famous all-you-can-eat, while-they-last pancakes!

The PFRPC MidWinter Cruise is Chip Timed and certified and sanctioned by USA Track and Field (IL-11082-JW).

All runners receive a cruise souvenir at check-in! ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE AN AWARD! Everyone’s a winner with the PFRPC!

Where:  Forest Trail Middle School, 215 Wilson, Park Forest, IL  60466.  Registration is in the downstairs cafeteria beginning at 9:00am. After your run, join us for our famous Pancake Breakfats, again, in the downstairs cafeteria.

When:  Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:30AM.

Cost:  $22 early registration (until January 11); $25 after January 11 and on race day – no discounts).  Packet pick up is on race day only.  PFRPC members receive a $2 discount on registration, if registered by January 11.

How to Register:  Online at https://www.signmeup.com/88544 or download the race entry form here. Mailed entries must be received by January 11, 2013. Again, after January 11, registration is $25 for all runners.

Already registered?  You can get a copy of your registration confirmation here.

Our many, many thanks to current sponsors Running for Kicks, Chicago Dough Company, Road ID, our website developer Robin at www.Madeiratech.com and  VanderVelde and Associates, personal financial consultants.

We’re famous for our quirky runner amenities! Come find out what’s in store this year!  

Questions? Contact Race Director Joanne Rock at 773-960-0718 or email Joanne Rock.