The 2019 Reagan Run 5K Scholarships have been awarded. Click here to read the Press Release.
The Dixon Petunia Festival will be held July 3 through July 7, 2019, in Dixon, IL.
Dixon Petunia Festival Mission Statement
The Mission of the Dixon Petunia Festival Corporation is to foster a spirit of teamwork among the business community, civic and religious organizations, community leaders, and private citizens to help promote pride, tourism, growth, and development for the Dixon area.
Please visit our web site at https://www.petuniafestival.org
The Reagan Run 5K Committee is offering up to Six (6) – $500 Scholarships (Three Male & Three Female) for student athletes who are continuing their post-secondary education at any accredited:
a) 2-year college,
b) 4-year college/university, or
c) trade school.
The scholarships are available to any high school seniors who are graduating in 2019 and reside in the Dixon School District or within Lee County. Applicants must have participated in one or more of the following activities:
1) High School Cross Country,
2) High School Track, or
3) must have participated in one or more road races including a Reagan Run 5K.
This is a one year, one-time scholarship.
Those interested need to complete the application below with a 500 word rationale and return it to 300 Fox Trot, Dixon, IL 61021 delivered or postmarked by Friday, April 19, 2019.
The 2019 Reagan Run 5K Race Course Map is now available!
The wooded trail portion of the course changed a little bit this year, so make sure you check out both the course map and the detailed wooded trail sketch.
Plans are underway for the 20th Anniversary of the Reagan Run 5K Race!
Race day is Saturday, July 6, 2019. Start time is 8AM CT.
Start location is Ronald Reagan Home, 810 South Hennepin AV, Dixon, IL 61021.
The Fun Run and Corporate Challenge, (in its 19th year), will also be run at the same time and place as the 5K Race.
Race fees will be as follows:
$20 from now thru 5/31/19
$25 from 6/1 to 6/23
$30 from 6/24 to 7/5
$35 on race day
More information, including registration details, will be coming soon!
2018 Reagan Run race videos (from Youtube):
New this year! 2018 Reagan Run registration can be paid by credit or debit card for pre-registration and on race day.
The not-for-profit volunteer Reagan Run Committee gives back to the community thanks to participant entry fees and sponsorships. Read more about Reagan Run Benefits.