Parkie's 5K Kicks off Summer's Last Blast

Join the Bolingbrook Park District and kick off this year’s Summer’s Last Blast celebration by participating in Parkie's 5K. Challenge your family, friends and yourself to be part of this community favorite event, which has been running for more than 10 years! 

Pelican Harbor will open at 10:00 am for “Parkie’s Cool Down,” which is just for runners and their families with purchase of Bolingbrook Cares wristbands for $3. Your wristband will provide access to Pelican Harbor for not only this special early event, but for the entire day. All proceeds from wristband sales will support Bolingbrook Park District Financial Assistance.

The now USATF certified race starts and finishes in front of the Bolingbrook Recreation and Aquatic Complex and winds through our beautiful parks, through subdivision on all paved streets. Course monitors, split timers and water stations will be provided.

For just $22, interested runners can sign-up by visiting  Children ages 5-14 are eligible to participate for $20. After July 31, the price increases to $24 for adults ($22 for children).  Pre-registration closes on August 26, but there will be race day registration for an increased fee of $26 ($24 for children), starting at 6:30 am.  The first 500 to register will receive a FREE moisture wicking-shirt! 

 For a complete schedule of this year’s Summer’s Last Blast, visit and click the Summer’s Last Blast icon.