About This Event
West Central Illinois' best kept secret and we want to share it with you!! A 5K run/walk & 10K combination road race/cross country race that begins and ends at Quincy Notre Dame High School. The races will take you through one or two of Quincy's most beautiful and historic river bluff parks. Participants will enjoy the challenges presented by either course. There are several beautiful views of the Mississippi River Valley along this route. The 5K course has rolling hills and is suitable for all. The long hills throughout the 10K course will challenge you! Come experience the challenge and beauty of the courses that keep people coming back for more!
We also have a 1 mile fun run for youth under age 13 who aren't quite ready for the full 5 or 10K events.
Overall top two male/female finishers in each of 13 age group categories will be awarded prizes in the 5K run. Overall top three male/female finishers in each of 7 age group categories will be awarded prizes in the 10K run. Overall top four male and female finishers of the 5K walk will be awarded prizes. All youth entrants in the mile run will receive an award.
New for 2013! The Springfield Running Center will donate a new pair of running shoes to anyone who breaks the existing 5K or 10K Men's or Women's Course Records.
Pre-registrants are guaranteed a moisture wicking shirt in their size(YM and adult sizes XS to XXL only) and a goodie bag with items from our sponsors. Sizes subject to availability on race day. Moisture wicking shirts run a size smaller than a cotton T-shirt. Complimentary food and drink available to all event participants. Door prizes will also be drawn for contestants. Goodie bags may be picked up the night before (6-21) from 3-6pm or on event day in the QND foyer.
Waiver and Release
I, the undersigned in consideration of the opportunity to participate and the acceptance of my entry in this event, intending to be legally bound, do hereby, on behalf of myself, my heirs, and legal and personal representatives, release, waive and forever discharge any and all claims for injuries and damages to my person or property, including any and all claims for such injuries and damages resulting from negligent acts or conduct, and including any and all causes of action relating thereto, which I might have or shall ever have against Quincy Notre Dame High School and the Quincy Park District and the affiliates, offices, employees, representatives,
and successors of the Raider Classic event. I further state that I have sufficiently trained for and that I am in proper physical condition to participate in this event. I further acknowledge that I am aware of and voluntarily assume the risks inherent in participating in this event. I acknowledge that these inherent risks are increased greatly by the use of headsets and other attention distracting devices and that event management discourages their use for this reason. I further grant authorization for the free use of my name and/or photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record or transcription of my participation in this event, including, but not limited to, advertisements, for publicity, or other media accounts pertaining to this event.