The Biggest Loser RunWalk is coming back to Rockford! A portion of proceeds from this year's race will be donated to Rock River Valley Pantry, fighting hunger in the community by providing nutritious food to those in urgent need.
The Biggest Loser RunWalk Rockford
Half Marathon/5k/Kids 1 Mile Fun Run
June 14, 2014
A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk!
Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:
• The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
• Commemorative Technical T-Shirt
• Drawstring Backpack
• Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
• Free Downloadable Race Photos
• Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
• Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser"
• Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course
and Food at the Finish Line
• Finish Line Festival Entertainment by Billboard Chart Topping Artist &
Former Biggest Loser Season 5 Contestant, Dan Evans
• Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience
Join Bobby Saleem and Tanya Winfield from Season 15, and Dan & Jackie Evans from Season 5! The Biggest Loser RunWalk Rockford will sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot today! Online registration is open for this event through the evening of June 11, 2014. If the race has not sold out, walk up registration at Packet Pick-up will be available June 13, 2014.
Half Marathon Registration*
$45.00 through 12/31/13
$55.00 through 2/28/14
$65.00 through 3/31/14
$75.00 through 4/30/14
$85.00 through 6/11/14
$99.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
$25.00 through 12/31/13
$30.00 through 2/28/14
$35.00 through 4/30/14
$40.00 through 6/11/14
$45.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration (if available)
Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*
Pre-registered and @ Packet Pick-up - $15.00
*Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees listed above do not include the Active.com processing fee. There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
There is no wheelchair division available for this event. Click here to submit a question regarding wheelchairs.
Online Registration Closes: June 11, 2013 at 11:59 pm CDT or until sell-out.
Enjoy the VIP treatment!
The VIP experience includes:
- Complimentary pre-race snacks
- Catered lunch
- Free beverages (coffee, soda, and water)
- Premium seating
- VIP parking
All benefiting the Kids Fit Foundation! Plus, you'll get an exclusive meet 'n' greet with former Biggest Loser contestants.
Anyone can purchase a VIP ticket, even if you are not participating in the race.
Don't forget to bring the kids for their very own fun run (ages 4-12) hosted by Kids Fit Foundation!
Kids Fit programs and events are designed to be a day for kids to reach their goals and to celebrate their healthy lifestyle achievements with their family and friends. We encourage all families to get their children active at a young age. All children receive a t-shirt and finisher's medal. Bring the camera and we'll bring the smiles!
: Saturday, June 14, 2014
: 11:00 am
The Kids Fit Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to serve communities with the charitable mission to fund and provide fitness programs for at risk youth and their families.
*Please register your child prior to the race.
Join our Team Challenge program!
Motivating others to achieve a goal is a tremendous bonding experience. If you're looking for a way to build teamwork and community within your company, organization, church, school, or neighborhood, join The Biggest Loser RunWalk Team Challenge!
- Discount on race registration
- Recruitment support (flyers and custom e-blasts)
- Group commemorative photo
- Start & finish line tent (with banner display) with 25+ runners
See the Team Challenge form
for more perks and instructions.
Bring signed waiver to Packet Pick up.
318 S. Wyman St.
Rockford, IL 61101
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Friday, June 13, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food and Fitness
The First-Time Runner
Biggest Loser Q&A
Saturday, June 14, 2014
7:00 am – Half Marathon start time for all participants
7:30 am – 5K start time for all participants
11:00 am - Kids race begins
318 S. Wyman St.
Rockford, IL 61101
Half Marathon Course Map Coming Soon!
Rain or Shine:
This event will take place rain or shine, so please dress accordingly.
For the safety of all participants, the following are prohibited: bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards and all motor-driven vehicles.
Portable toilets, fluid replacement and first aid will be available on the course. Certified medical personnel will be available at the start and finish areas of the race.
All half marathon and 5K participants will be chip-timed.
*Please note: All participants must wear their race bib in order to have their times recorded. Race Results will be posted at BiggestLoser.com/RunWalk
shortly after the race.
Gear check will be available for all participants on race day. Please tear off the gear check tag from the bottom of your race bib and attach it to your bag.
Participants will receive FREE downloadable race photos!
There will be photographers along the course snapping your photo for some great action shots, but make sure to stop by the finish line festival to take your official finisher's photo!
*Please note: Your race bib is how your photos will be tagged to yourself, so make sure to wear it on race day in a clear visible spot on the front of your clothing. You will receive an email when your photos are available for viewing, complete with easy links to share on Facebook and Twitter!
Runner Secure Zone/Finish Line:
Once you cross the finish line you'll enter a Runner Secure Zone - a fenced off area for race participants only. You will receive water, sports drink, and food.
We welcome all spectators to cheer on participants and loved ones! There is no fee to be a spectator at this race. Spectators are advised to be in place 1 hour before race start on Race Day.
You must bring a photo ID to pick up your own race bib and timing chip at packet pick-up. No one else can pick up your packet for you.
Race bibs are required to participate.
No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will be allowed on the course.
Course Time Limit:
Participants have 5 hours to complete the Half Marathon (22 min/mile pace). The 5K participants have 1.5 hours to complete the course (30 min/mile pace). The course has a rolling street closure. If you fall behind this pace, the roads will be reopened to normal traffic and you will be a pedestrian and subject to normal traffic rules.
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and entries are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. You also may not transfer your application to the following year or another event. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future events for three years.
Need help training for the race? Check out The Biggest Loser RunWalk training programs brought to you by BodyMedia.
Need a place to stay the night? Why not stay with fellow participants? Discounted rates below for all participants, family and friends!
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center Rockford
200 South Bell School Road
Rockford, IL 61108
- 24 Hour Front Desk
- Business Center
- Complimentary Coffee
- Complimentary Newspaper
- Fitness Center
- Game Room
- Health Spa/Massage
- Hot Tub
- Internet Access
- Local Shuttle Service
- Pool indoor and outdoor
- Restaurant on site
The Biggest Loser RunWalk helps thousands of people complete their fitness goals. Support this cause by sponsoring this unique race series. For more information, please email Sponsorship@BiggestLoserRunWalk.com
In an effort to help fund community programs and development, RunWalk works with local charities in each community that we visit. For more information on becoming a featured charity at one of our races, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to be a part of the excitement?
We are always looking for volunteers to join us on the big day!
Aside from having a great time, all volunteers will receive a special Biggest Loser RunWalk t-shirt!
Please fill out the Volunteer form