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2024 Reagan Run 5K Race Results

The 2024 Reagan Run 5K Race results are available here. Corporate Challenge CGH Raynor UPM Raflatac Borg Warner KSB Heartland Realty IDOT Crest Food Thanks to everyone who participated!



My Reagan Run Story

By Ray Schmidt I wasn’t a runner prior to my first Reagan Run in the summer of 2002 at the age of 45. My motivation was to get into shape for a boy scout adventure with my son. Year 2002 started as preparation for Troop 93’s Philmont trip to New Mexico and I was going…



Kids Fun Run Boasts Excitement and Joy

On Saturday, July 6th, the Dixon streets will buzz with excitement as the Reagan 5K Annual Kids’ Fun Run kicks off, setting the stage for the much-anticipated Reagan Run 5K at 8:00 a.m. The Fun Run is celebrating its 23rd year. It was started in 2001 by Amy Boss and Kara Grot, who led the…



Corporate Challenge Creates Community

UPM Raflatac taking part in running the Reagan run can be more than just a physical challenge for a company; it can foster a sense of community, promote wellness, and strengthen team dynamics. When a company organizes or participates in a run, it sends a powerful message about its values and priorities. UPM Raflatac is…



A Family Tradition

Eighty-five Reagan Run 5K finishes.  This is the combined total of Reagan Run 5K finishes that our family including sons, daughter in laws, and grandchildren has accumulated over the last 24 years since the inception of this event that has become a staple of the Petunia Festival weekend.  These have included everything from three first…



Race Day Nutrition

Written by Eve Guenther, KSB Hospital Dietitian Another year has flown by, and the Reagan Run is right around the corner.  Whether you are a seasoned runner or a complete beginner, now is the perfect time to start getting ready for race day. Nutrition is an important component that often gets overlooked, and frankly, it’s…



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…