Ilion Foundation 5K Run/Walk
The Ilion Foundation will hold its 5K Run & Walk
9 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Ilion Junior-Senior High School. The
is sponsored by Remington Arms. Proceeds from the event will benefit
the foundation’s Nurses’ Fund.
Race director Scott Grates promises a great event
for runners of all
abilities. At press time, he and village officials were working to lay
out a challenging course that will have a minimal impact on local
In addition to Remington Arms, the foundation
thanks other major
sponsors; First Source Federal Credit Union for providing T-shirts and
racing bibs and Fidelis Care for donating goodie bags and water
Activities during the event will include door prize
drawings for participants, child fingerprinting by the Herkimer County
Sheriff’s Office and a DJ and music at the start/finish line.
Spectators are encouraged along the route to cheer on the runners.
Ilion Junior-Senior High Student Council and Key Club members will
staff water stations and help with course directions.
Thanks to the Boilermaker and other regional races,
the area is filled
with strong runners. Mr. Grates hopes to build on that foundation to
create a new, local tradition.
Male and female in the following groups:
ages under 14
ages under 18
ages over 40
18 and older - $20.00
17 and younger - $10.00
Family rate (parents and their children only) - $50.00
Youth team (10-20 youths) - $100.00
If you work for or are retired from Ilion School
District or bank with First
Source Federal Credit Union, your entrance fee is 50% off!
Checks should be made payable to Ilion CSD
How to register
In person at State Farm Insurance, 62 Central
Mail to Ilion CSD Foundation, 68 Benedict Ave,
Ilion, NY 13357
May 17 at Ilion Jr.-Sr. High School, 3-6 p.m.
May 18 (race day) 7:30-8:40 a.m.
Print the Ilion Foundation 5K Run/Walk
registration form (PDF)
Online with credit card or Paypal payment at:
Questions regarding the race can be directed to
Scott Grates, Race Director at 868-7842 or via email at