Run for Peace Information

Registration Information

Online Registration for the 2017 Run for Peace officially opens May 1, 2017 through September 15, 2017.

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick up for the 2017 Run is Saturday September 16th from 10:00am-3:00pm

Moraine Valley Community College
9000 W. College Pkwy.
Building U

Palos Hills, IL 60465

You can also pick up your packet on race day from 7:00am to 8:00am. However, it is strongly recommended to pick up your packet at MVCC Saturday (9.17) from 10-3p to avoid long lines.

Volunteer Information

Want to be part of a great team environment and help coordinate the most exciting event in our community?
Team Palestine needs volunteers for Run for Peace on Sunday 9.15.17.
We will be holding a volunteer check in meeting Friday 9.15.17 at 6:00pm.

Moraine Valley Community College
Building U
9000 W. College Pkwy.
Palos Hills, IL 60465-2478
You must attend meeting in order to volunteer for event. Food will also be served at meeting.

Course Description for 5k Run

The 2017 Run for Peace will start in between the C and D building

at Moraine Valley Community College at 8:30am.

The first portion of the race will be on MVCC with most of the route going on the streets of Palos Hills. Here is a brief description.

Start between C and D Building

The first half-mile will be on the MVCC Campus.

When you pass the half mile marker-All runners will head out to 111th street heading west (right) followed by

Turn right on Kean Ave

Turn right on 107th street

Turn right on 88th Ave

Turn right on 111th street

Turn right into MVCC and head about a half mile into the finish line.

Course Description for one-mile walk.

The entire one-mile walk will take place the grounds of Moraine Valley Community College. The course will be marked and there will also be volunteers along the course to guide all walkers to the finish line

Kids Dash

The first ever RFP Kids Dash is a 100 meter sprint that will take place near start/finish line area once the run and walk portion is complete. You must be registered for the kids dash in order to participate. There will be a 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, and 9 year old race. First place for each age group receives a medal.

5k Awards

Run for peace is a chip-timed event. Medals will be awarded to the top finishers in each category and to the overall female and male champions

Male and Female Age Categories:















Make sure you log onto our team palestine Facebook page prior to the event for any updates regarding the 2017 Run/Walk for Peace.

Please email us at if you have any questions about event.