The Panther Pursuit Running Festival is an annual event which features a 5k run/walk, a 10k run, and a 1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run. This event is organized by Immanuel Lutheran in Crystal Lake, IL, and supports the staff and students of Immanuel who have generously donated their time and talents to local causes such as Operation Christmas Child, Crystal Lake Food Pantry, PADS, the Community Clinic, Upward and many others.
• The 5k run/walk, 10k run, and 1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run will all start and finish at Immanuel Lutheran School
All participants in the 5k, 10k, and 1/2 mile kid's fun run will receive the exclusive 2017 Panther Pursuit Running Festival Dri Tech t-shirt (desired sizes may not be available for day of race registrations, all sizes are unisex). Stick around after you finish your race for some music entertainment, a great selection of snacks and refreshments, and to visit our sponsors in the expo area. The 5k and 10k races will feature RFID "chip" timing by J3 Timing for the fastest and most accurate race results. Individual results will be available from the J3 Timing kiosk shortly after you cross the finish line.
5k Race - Awards will be given to the overall 1st place male and 1st place female finisher, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for male and female in the following age groups:
8 and under, 9-11 years, 12-14 years, 15-19 years, 20-24 years, 25-29 years, 30-34 years, 35-39 years, 40-44 years, 45-49 years, 50-54 years, 55-59 years, and 60 and above.
10k Race - Awards will be given to the overall 1st place male and 1st place female finisher, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for male and female in the following age groups:
14 and under, 15-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, and 60 and above. All participants in the 10k race will receive a special Panther Pursuit Running Festival finisher’s medal.
Kid’s ½ Mile Fun Run - All participants in the Kid’s ½ Mile Fun Run will receive a finisher’s medal.