2022 Scarecrow Scramble

18th Annual Nighttime 5k Run / Walk

SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR 2022 5K EVENT!

  • Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Tot Dash Begins at 5:15pm
  • Youth Run Begins at 5:30pm
  • 5K Run/Walk Begins at 6:00pm
  • Lisle Community Park
    1800 Short Street, Lisle
2021 RACE RESULTS 2021 RACE PHOTOS

Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2021 Scarecrow Scramble - whether in Community Park or from your own streets!

We look forward to seeing you next year!
SAVE THE DATE ~ OCTOBER 15, 2022!

Run or walk to help us provide recreation scholarships to low-income families who do not have the means to participate in recreation activities.

This event is a USATF certified race winding through slightly hilly paths of Lisle Community Park lit gently by luminaria for safety. Now in its 17th year, the Scarecrow Scramble is a premiere running experience race for the most avid runners and race participants, while promoting quality and safety.

All proceeds benefit the Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation Scholarship Fund & Lisle Teens with Character Program.





THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 SPONSORS!

GOLD SPONSOR

  • Molex


SILVER SPONSORS

  • DuPage Medical Group is now Duly Health & Care
  • Lisle Savings Bank
  • Brammeier Family Dental of Lisle


BRONZE SPONSORS

  • Your Story Counseling
  • DOS Tree Service
  • Honda of Lisle - Volvo Cars Lisle


SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  • The Solano Law Firm
  • FCL Builders
  • Passero's Pizza


FRIENDS OF THE SCARECROW

  • Craigs Auto Service Center
  • P. Martin Jewelers
  • Pepsi
  • Wheatstack
  • Lisle Park District
  • Lisle School District 202
  • Alter Brewing Co.





RACE REGISTRATION:

Registration is Closed.

Download Race Map

AGE RACE 7/1 - 8/12 8/13 - 9/12 9/13 - 10/12 RACE DAY
All Ages 5K Run / Walk $30 $35 $40 $45
All Ages Virtual 5K Run / Walk $30 $35 $40 $45
5-11 Youth Run
(1/2 Mile Run)
$20 $25 $30 $35
2-4 Tot Dash
(50-Yard Dash)
$8 $8 $8 $10

General Race Guidelines:

  • Costumes are encouraged! You don't have to dress up in a costume to conquer the Scarecrow Scramble, but it definitely makes it more fun!
  • No pets allowed on course.
  • Strollers are only permitted if you are walking in the 5K. You will be placed at the end of the line.
  • To minimize the risk of injury, parents are responsible for watching their kids throughout event.
  • Race officials maintain the right to cancel the event for safety due to severe weather conditions.
  • Participants must follow all CDC safe distancing guidelines.

Registration Guidelines:

  • ALL REGISTRATION FEES ARE FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Every participant must sign a waiver at registration.
  • 1st 300 5K & Youth Run registrants are guaranteed a race shirt!
  • Race day registration will be offered from 4:00-5:30pm.
  • Race bag pick up will take place Friday, October 14. You can pick up your race bag between 11:00am-1:00pm or 3:00-6:00pm.
  • Race participants will receive a ticket redeemable for one (1) slice of pizza. Not included for virtual participants.
  • Race participants will receive a ticket redeemable for one (1) drink. Beer ONLY for participants 21 years of age & older. Not included for virtual participants.

Tot Dash:

  • The Tot Dash will start at 5:15pm on the Lisle High School football field.
  • All runners will receive a ribbon when they cross the finish line.
  • No shirt for Tot Dash registrants.

Youth Run:

  • The Youth Run will start at 5:30pm.
  • All runners will receive a ribbon when they cross the finish line.
  • Any child age 10 & under that has paid for a 5K registration may also participate in the Youth Run free of charge. Only one shirt will be given.

5K Run:

  • The 5K Run/Walk will start at 6:00pm
  • Top Male/Female Overall & Top Male/Female Masters 40+ will receive trophies. 1st, 2nd & 3rd place Male/Female in each age group (9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+) will receive a medal.

Attention 5K Virtual Participants!

  • You have the option of signing up for the Virtual 5K and running in the safety of your own neighborhood.
  • Race Bag pick up will take place Friday, October 15. You can pick up your race bag between 11:00am-1:00pm or 3:00-6:00pm. If you are unable to make it, we are offering virtual runners the option to have their bag shipped for an additional cost. Just check the shipping box at checkout.
  • An important part of this Virtual Race is submitting your time so that you can see how you rank, much like a traditional run. Beginning October 15 you will be able to submit your time.
  • There are no awards, food or drink tickets for virtual participants.

REGISTRATION:

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

RACE BAG INCLUDES:

5K & Youth Run participants will receive the following with their registration:
Quarter-Zip Pullover Race Shirt
Chip Timed Bib (In-Person Only)
Post-Race Pizza & Drink Ticket (In-Person Only)

RACE BAG PICK UP:

  • Friday, October 14
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm
  • Lisle Recreation Center

RACE DAY REGISTRATION
& RACE BAG PICK UP

  • Saturday, October 15
  • 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Lisle Senior High School


SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER

Scarecrow Scramble is seeking VOLUNTEERS. Volunteer for a couple hours or volunteer for the whole event. Volunteers are needed on Saturday, October 15 between 1:00pm & 9:00pm. Volunteers will receive at Boo Crew shirt, pizza, and pop or water.

BECOME A SPONSOR

Help two great organizations (Lisle Partners for Parks Foundation & Lisle Teens with Character) get your name seen by runners across the suburbs - become a sponsor of the 18th Annual Scarecrow Scramble 5K! With different sponsorship levels available, your business, no matter the size can have an impact on this great event. Interested? Download and fill our our sponsorship form or contact Wendy Nadeau at 630-353-4303 or by email at wnadeau@lisleparkdistrict.org.

Download our Sponsor Form

COSTUME CONTEST

You don't have to dress up in a costume to conquer the Scarecrow Scramble, but it definitely makes it more fun!
COSTUMES ARE ENCOURAGED!
Prizes will be awarded for the TOP 3 COSTUMES!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TIME EVENTS LOCATION
5:00pm Costume Contest Start & End Location: Lisle High School Football Field - See Map
5:15pm Tot Dash - Ages 2-4 Start & End Location: Lisle High School Football Field - See Map
5:30pm Youth Run - Ages 5-11 Start & End Location: See Map
6:00pm 5K Run/Walk Start & End Location: Lisle High School Parking Lot - See Map
Following Race Post Race Pizza & Drink Lisle Community Park / Near Football Field - See Map
6:45pm Awards Ceremony Lisle Community Park / Near Football Field - See Map