2020 5K Valley & ‘Ville design (2021 is COMING SOON!)
Size: Approximately 2.75″
This is a pre-production design. Final medal may vary.
The Fox Valley 5K includes the same great Fox Valley Marathon Races runner amenities such as:
The Fox Valley 5K begins at 6:50 a.m. at the Fox Valley Marathon Races Start Line at First St. and Illinois St. in St. Charles.
See our 2021 Packet Pickup information.
Yes, all 5k finishers will receive a commemorative custom-designed medal.
Yes, the 5K entry includes a unique shirt. 5K participants can elect to decline the race shirt for $5 off during their registration.
Yes, Minimum age for the 5K is 8 years old on race day. We offer a Kid’s Marathon fitness program with a final 1.2 mile run/walk the Saturday before the 5k for kids ages 4-14. (See website for details)
Yes, Consecutive year finishers of any Fox Valley distance will receive an extra medal commemorating their streak. Plus, an official 5k finish will keep your Endurance Premium streak of 13.1 mile or longer finishes alive until you are ready to tackle the 13.1 again, so you will not lose credit for your longer races already run. (See the endurance page for details)
Fox Valley 5K finishers are eligible for the Valley & ‘Ville 5K Challenge medal! See the distance change page for details.
Yes, we encourage families to participate. Out of respect to other participants, runners and walkers with strollers should line up at the back of the starting corral. Strollers will not be permitted in the food tent after the race.
Official Service Dogs are permitted. Out of respect to other participants, runners and walkers with service dogs should line up at the back of the starting corral.
About the Fox Valley Marathon Races
Combining small race atmosphere with big race amenities, the DuPage Medical Group Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon, and Fall Final 20 are ideal for both veterans looking for a fast Boston Qualifier as well as first timers looking for an uncrowded, supportive, family-friendly race setting. Starting and ending in historic downtown St Charles, IL, the course winds through picturesque Geneva, Batavia, North Aurora, and Aurora to a spectacular finish across the Fox River that can be seen from over a mile away. The course offers fantastic viewing spots for families and supporters, as well as frequent and well positioned aid stations that are staffed by the most supportive volunteer teams of any race you’ve run.
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