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Half Marathon Run*

Start Time: 7:30AM
$65 / $70 after August 26th

5K Run* – Kid-Friendly

Start Time: 7:45AM
$25 / $30 after August 26th
Youth 12 & under $10

*Certified Course USATF Certificate IL 17063

3K Walk / Wheel-A-Thon

Start Time: 8:35AM
$25 / $30 after August 26th
Youth 12 & under $10

Kid’s Zone

Includes a FREE Kid’s Zone Course provided by Movement Fitness!


The event will be adjusted based on what phase we are in but it will take place in person or virtually.  Please check back on this website for updates,

About the Race

What better way wrap up your summer than getting out for some family-friendly competition (for those who want to be competitive) in downtown Rockford.

RAMP will be hosting the 7th Annual 3K Walk/Wheel, 5K Run, 1/2 Marathon Run, and a Kids Zone! The four events take place in the morning on Saturday,  August 29th. All proceeds from these events will go directly to RAMP.  Register online by August 10th to be guaranteed an event t-shirt!

We plan to put on an awesome event for our runners, walkers, and wheelers while working to raise funds to support RAMP, a local non-profit organization that provides services and advocacy that assist individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible. You may choose the fundraising option instead of or in addition to paying the participation fee. We do require that you fundraise the fee prior to the event.

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of inclement weather your entry fee will be considered a donation.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS: Please request reasonable accommodations by 8/16/19 to 779-774-1021 or

Half Marathon Run

Participants begin at the corner of Market & Water Streets and head north along the bike path. Runners will cross the river at Riverside Blvd, and then continue on the west side of the river out to Sportscore where the turnaround will be. Baby joggers/strollers are not allowed on the route. Only service dogs are permitted on the Half Marathon route, please leave your dog at home.

5K Run – Kid-friendly

Join us for a beautiful run along the Rock River. This race will turn around at the halfway point, and head back along the same path. Baby joggers/strollers are allowed on the 5K course, however please position yourself in near the back of the starting line. Only service dogs are permitted on the 5K course, please leave your dog at home.

3K Walk / Wheel-A-Thon

The annual RAMP 3K Walk/Wheel-A-Thon is a great opportunity to get out and participate in a family-friendly event. Register and pay the event fee or fundraise to be guaranteed a t-shirt the day of the event by August 15th. Only service dogs are permitted on the 3K Walk/Wheel course, please leave your dog at home.

Kids Zone

So much fun to be had at the City Market Pavilion with an obstacle course provided by Movement Fitness and plenty of activities including face-painting, service dog demonstrations, mascots and more!


If you would like to come out and help with the race please register for free here. This way we will have all of your contact information to better help coordinate and connect with our volunteers


Go to your facebook page, click Create, Fundraiser then choose RAMP as the non-profit.