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26th Annual Bob Blazier Run For The Arts

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

RUN IN YOUR PJs! Bob and Raue Center are keeping it comfy as we celebrate the 26th annual Bob Blazier Run. Roll out of bed and race in your favorite PJs and nightshirts. Bring a blanket, bring your teddy bear, and raise funds for Crystal Lake’s historic downtown theater! A STORIED HISTORY – 26 years and RUNNING!

Twenty-seven years ago, Mike Splitt stood up at a chamber of commerce dinner to announce that the chamber wanted to organize a 5K event in honor of Bob Blazier’s unparalleled community accomplishments.

Bob was to name a charity of his choice and he chose Raue Center For The Arts. Twenty-six years later, the event continues to grow and build community, just like Bob. For over 60 years, Bob has truly defined what it means to be a community-minded citizen. His dedication and commitment to education, healthcare, and building businesses is something to be celebrated and admired.

Event Schedule
May 5, 12:00 PM – Pre-Race Day Packet Pick Up 12P-4P at Raue Center
May 6, 12:00 PM – Pre-Race Day Packet Pick Up 12P-4P at Raue Center
May 7, 7:00 AM – Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up
May 7, 8:00 AM – 5K Race Start
May 7, 8:10 AM – 1 Mile Race Start
May 7, 8:45 AM – Kids 50-Yard Dash
May 7, 9:00 AM – Awards Ceremony Onstage under the Raue Center Marquee


May 7
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Raue Center for the Arts
26 N Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States
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(815) 356-9212
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