5K Grow and Go for Illinois Ag at the Classroom

5K Grow and Go for Illinois Ag at the Classroom

5K Grow and Go for Illinois Ag at the Classroom

The IAA Foundation proudly presents its 8th Annual 5K Grow & Go to celebrate Illinois farm families and the important role they play in putting food on your table. Learn more about our roots in agriculture while supporting a great cause. Proceeds from this race benefit Illinois Ag in the Classroom (IAITC), a program that provides free resources to teachers in an effort to help students make the connection between food, fiber, fuel & farming. 

7:30am-8:45am: Check-in & Registration 
8:30am: Kids Race
9:00am: Race Start (5K & 1 mile walk)
9:15am: Hot Breakfast & Open House.

@Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters

Accurately measured course has a cross-country feel with well maintained grass, pavement and a few rolling hills. Finishing times & results provided by the Lake Run Club of Bloomington/Normal.

Pre-Registered runners receive a t-shirt and a healthy, hot breakfast after the race.

Want “free” registration? Run and go the extra mile to support IAITC by becoming a 5K Grow & Go Hero, Sponsored by GROWMARK. Raise $75 or more to receive Free Registration, a “hero t-shirt” and an Ag Book to donate to the school/library of your choice and day of recognition.

Unique to the event is a 1/4 mile “Kids Race” sponsored by the IAA Credit Union, for children 10 & under. All children receive an award, a healthy, hot breakfast and opportunity to take part in hands on learning activities.

Post-Race, join us for an indoor open house featuring interactive learning stations from IAITC program, hot breakfast and awards ceremony.


May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 am


Illinois Farm Bureau Headquarters 
1701 Towanda Ave
Bloomington, IL 61701


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