50th Anniversary 5K Fun Run/Walk and Festival

This family-friendly fest marks the closing ceremony of our golden 50th anniversary. Participate in one or both activities at no cost. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. (Check back later for online registration.)


Spring 5K Fun Run/Walk

3:30 p.m.

Start training now.
16-week training schedule (PDF)
8-week training schedule (PDF)

5K Day of Event

  • Pre-Registration Packet Pick-Up
    Onsite Registration
    1 - 3 p.m., Lee Center lobby
  • Course Route
    Start/Finish Line – Lee Center canopy
    Three loops around the lake, part of Parking Lot A, and sidewalk along the north end of the building. Water and medical stations will be available along the course.
  • Parking Lot Closures (until 6:30 p.m.)
    Lot A – north end
    Lot D – spaces facing the lake

Join us rain or shine! In the event of severe weather, the run/walk will be moved indoors.

For questions regarding the 5K, email 5K@oakton.edu.

50 Fest

5 p.m.

Activities for all ages, including food, music, and games. 

This event is generously sponsored by the Oakton Educational Foundation, John Crane, and Robbins Schwartz.


Event Details

Friday, May 8
3:30 p.m. 5K
5 p.m. Festival

Indoors/Outdoors, Des Plaines