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Heroes for History Stair Challenge 5K Race

Downtown Galena
101 Green St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.9129

Event Dates

September 9, 2017

Overview

This is a 5K on 'stair'oids! Ten laps and 3,070 steps to glory in the most extreme outdoor stair event in America.


There's a Fun Run/Walk (1 lap) for the faint-hearted then the challenge of a lifetime that follows Bench and Prospect Streets and the iconic stairways that connect them. Prizes are awarded to the best fund-raisers and net proceeds will be split between the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Galena first responders.


This heart-pounding competition will honor the fallen heroes and first responders on the 15th Anniversy of 9/11. Participants in the Fun Run/Walk are encouraged to dress as their favorite hero.


ENTRY FEE
-$35 per person for the Stair Challenge.
-$30 per current first responder for the Stair Challenge.
-$25 per person for the Fun Run/Walk. 


Register online here by Fri., Sept. 2.


Click here for an event map.
Click here for a donor form.
Click here for an elevation route.
Click here for the event flyer.