What’s your running identity?

By Todd McMillion Running (and fitness) have long been an important part of my life, as an adult I have been running distance events for 36 years and have toed the line at the Reagan Run since its inception. I was reading an article recently about running and motivation, one of the topics in this article was, do you “identify…



Kids Just Wanna Reagan Run Training Next Generation of Runners

Katie Matteson’s journey to becoming a certified running coach is one marked by resilience, determination, and a profound sense of purpose. Growing up, Katie faced a formidable adversary in the form of an eating disorder in her late teens/early 20s. But amidst the darkness, she discovered a beacon of light – running. For Katie, running…



2024 Reagan Run 5K Race information

The 2024 Reagan Run 5K Race will be held on Saturday, July 6, 2024, in Dixon, IL. Read the Race Details! 2024 Reagan Run 5K Race on-line registration 2024 Reagan Run 5K Race printable registration form 2024 Reagan Run 5K Scholarships Awarded



2024 Reagan Run 5K Scholarships Awarded

The Reagan Run 5K Committee recently offered six-(6) $500 Scholarships, three male and three female, for student athletes who were continuing their post-secondary education at a 2- year college, 4-year college/university or trade school. The scholarships were available to any Lee County high school students who had participated in any or all of the following…



Running Technology & Gear

With the Reagan Run fast approaching, you might be thinking about a new pair of shoes, a new running shirt and shorts, maybe a new Smartwatch. The available options in running technology and gear are endless; Smartphones, Smartwatches\GPS watches, carbon plated running shoes, moisture-wicking/antimicrobial clothing and socks, it can all be very overwhelming for the…



Race Day Nutrition

Written by Eve Guenther, RD, KSB Dietitian With race day right around the corner, it certainly is not too early to start thinking about race day nutrition. Whether this is your first race, or you are a seasoned professional, race day can be hectic and for some of us, nutrition is the farthest thing from…



2024 Reagan Run 5K Scholarship info and application

The Reagan Run 5K Committee is offering six (6) $500 Scholarships, three male and three female, for students who were continuing their post-secondary education at a 2-year college, 4-year college/university or trade school.  This is a one-year, one-time scholarship. The scholarships are available to any high school seniors who are graduating in 2024 and reside…



2023 Reagan Run 5K Race Results

Awards Everyone by Age Group Overall Results by Chip Time



Reagan Run 5K Scholarships Awarded

The Reagan Run 5K Committee recently offered six $500 Scholarships, three male and three female, for student athletes who were continuing their post-secondary education at a 2-year college, 4-year college/university or trade school.  The scholarships were available to any Lee County high school students who had participated in any or all of the following activities:…



Reagan Primaries Begin June 7th

The Reagan Primaries are a great chance for participants in the Reagan Run to run the course prior to the race day on July 1st. The Primaries will take place on Wednesday nights starting at 5:30 pm from June 7th until June 28th. Participants can meet at the Reagan Home to walk/run the course.



Kids Just Wanna Reagan Run Starts May 23rd

Join the YMCA again this year again for the Kids Just Wanna Reagan Run program. Classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning May 23rd. The program will begin at the YMCA at 5:30 PM each day and will teach kids running techniques, stretches, running safety, sportsmanship, and nutrition as they train for the 5K….



2023 Reagan Run 5K Race information

The 2023 Reagan Run 5K Race will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Dixon, IL. 2023 Reagan Run 5K Race on-line registration 2023 Reagan Run 5K Race printable registration form Watch this space for more information!