Kaskaskia College to Hold 5K, 10K, Walk and Youth ½ Mile Fun Run at Okawville Wheat Festival on September 13

​Kaskaskia College will host the “Harvest Hustle” 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and ½ Mile Youth Fun Run at this year’s Okawville Wheat Festival on Saturday, September 13 with all proceeds benefiting the new Nashville Education Center. 
The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. on September 13 in downtown Okawville at 511 S. Hanover in Okawville Park.  Pre-register entry fees are $30.00 for 10K Run, $20.00 for 5K Run/Walk and $10.00 for the Youth ½ Mile Run.  All pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt.  On race day, the fees are $35.00 for 10K Run/Walk, $25.00 for 5K Run/Walk and $10.00 for the Youth ½ Mile Run. 
Packet Pick up will be held at the Community Club Building on Friday, September 12 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. on Race Day.  Overall awards will be given to the top 3 Male and Female Runners as well as first place in each division.  Divisions include:  Under 15, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+ years of age.
To receive a flier either by mail or email, contact Cathy Karrick at 545-3182 or email  For more information, please contact Fran Windler at 545-3049 or email 

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