Interplanetary 5K Race

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Run the Planets!

Interplanetary 5K Race + 1 Mile Fitness Walk

2023 Age Group Results

2023 Overall Finish List

March 25, 2023 

Register by March 1 to guarantee a shirt!
  • A family oriented race/walk for participants of all ages. 5K Race for all ages,  1 Mile Fitness Walk,  1/2 Mile Kids' Fun Run
  • Walk or run through portions of the Central Illinois Community Solar System, the world's most complete large scale model of the Solar System
  • Participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the Solar System, from the Sun - past Mercury, Venus, and Earth - to Mars and back along the Riverfront Trail
  • It's athletic, it's educational, it's fun... for the whole family!


Peoria Riverfront Museum (packet pickup), Gateway Building (start & finish Line)

Course: Entirely flat (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)


Packet Pickup: Friday, March 24, from 12:30-5:30 PM, and race day starting at 7:30 AM, in the museum's auditorium on the lower level.

March 25, 2022:
• 7:30-8:30 am: Race day registration; packet pickup
• 9 am: 5K Race start
• 9:05 am: 1 Mile Fitness Walk start
• 9:30 am: Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run start
• Refreshments after 5K race; awards after the Kids' Fun Run

Participants can choose to receive a race shirt, or skip it for a discount on registration. Must register by March 1 to guarantee a shirt.


  • 5K Race (3.1 miles): $25 ($30 race day), without shirt: $20 ($25 race day)
  • 1 Mile Fitness Walk: $20 ($25 race day), without shirt: $15 ($20 race day)
  • Kids' Fun Run: $15 (includes Terry the Tractor book), without shirt: $10
  • Make checks payable to "Peoria Riverfront Museum"


Register here!

You may also fill out this form and mail it in to register.

All race participants registered by March 1 have the option to receive a gender specific T-shirt. Participants may also choose not to receive a shirt, for a discounted entry fee.


Included in your packet will be a one day pass to the Peoria Riverfront Museum, a sticker showing your out-of-this-world mileage, a t-shirt (if you chose that option), coupons and more!


Kids will run in a loop, starting from and ending at the Gateway Building. We will have a runner with them. A parent can run with their child at no extra cost. All kids will receive a medal at the end.


5K - overall male and female; 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up


Awards to overall male and female winners, and top male and female 5K runners in each age division. Certificates for kids and fitness walkers. All kids will receive their choice of a Terry the Tractor book, signed by the author and race director, Mike Rucker.

Inquires: please contact Renae Kerrigan at or 309.863.3030.

Checks can be mailed to:
Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Water St
Peoria, IL 61602

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