5K for Cancer

Illini 4000 Presents 5K for Cancer

Come join the Illini 4000, a 501(c)3 not for profit, as we raise awareness and donations for cancer research and patient support services at our inaugural 5K Fun Run. All donations raised will be donated to the Illini 4000’s beneficiaries, including, but not limited to, Prairie Dragon Paddlers, Camp Kesem, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

Race Information

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  • Location: University of Illinois Arboretum, 1800 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
  • Registration Fee:
    • $25 before April 8th, 2018
    • $30 on April 8, 2018, fun run day

Course: 5K


Location: 1800 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana

Parking is available in the lots near the Noel Welcome Garden. Metered parking along South Lincoln Avenue is also available. Additional parking is available in the lot north of Japan House.

  • *To be guaranteed a 5K for Cancer run shirt, all participants must register no later than April 25th, 2018.
  • *After the run there will be free food, drinks, and giveaways from our sponsors. Also, be sure to check out The Portraits Project table to see the stories Illini 4000 riders have collected throughout the Unites States of cancer patients, caregivers, and survivors.