Lace-up your sneakers and work off all the Italian food you’ll eat at this year’s Italian Fest

Italian Fest 5k run in Collinsville IL


Let’s Run

Get ready to earn this weekend’s Italian calories by running with us!

The Italian Fest 5K is back for 2022!! Come join us on Saturday, September 17th at 8:00 AM on Main Street for the 5K. A Virtual 5K option will also be available for anyone not able to attend.

Date | Saturday, September 17th, 2022

  • Start Time
    • 5K | 8:00am
  • Location | Downtown Collinsville, IL, Start is at the corner of Clay Street and Clinton Street,
  • Shirts
    • T-shirts (sizes YS – 3XL) will be provided with registration. Register by September 4th to be guaranteed a shirt in your size.
  • Registration Fees
    • 5K | thru 9/4 | $25
    • 5K | 9/4-9/17 | $30
    • 5K | Race day | $35
    • Virtual 5K | $25
  • Packet Pickup and Late Registration
    • 9/17 | 4:00pm-7:00pm | Registration table next to souvenir stand
    • 9/18 | 6:45am-8:00am | at finish line area
  • Awards | Top 3 overall male and females and Top 3 in following age group
    • Age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

Kids Dash

  • Start Time
    • 9:00 am
  • Registration Fees
    • $15
  • Awards | all kids will receive a finishers medal
    • Age Groups: Open to kids 10 & under

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Italian Fest Event Guidelines

Here is a list of guidelines that will help make Italian Fest enjoyable and safe for everyone!

  • In the event of an emergency, please listen to and follow the directions of Event Staff and Rescue/Emergency professionals.
  •  Italian Fest attendees are expected to avoid unnecessary risks and exercise common sense.
  • Fireworks, firearms, knives, swords, weapons, and explosive materials are strictly prohibited.
  • Pets are not permitted. However, registered service animals are welcome, but you will be asked to show your papers for your service animal as well as clean-up bags.
  • No Bikes, Skateboards, or Scooters allowed.
  • Trash goes into the trash receptacles. Help us make sure the city of Collinsville can stay clean.
  • As a guest of Italian Fest please treat the Main Street buildings and grounds with respect. These historic buildings cannot stand up to abuse, ill-use, or being climbed on. Please conduct yourself and your children in such a way that we can continue to host Italian Fest here for years to come.