Heart of the Fox Run & Tug

St. Charles, IL


You Don't Want to Miss

This Day in

St. Charles, IL!

Join us June 15th for a day on the Fox River.

The day kicks off in Pottawatomie Park with a chip timed, USATF certified 5K Walk/Run  at 7:30am.

5K Registration
(includes the Colonial Color Run too)
Registration includes a tech shirt and great after party 

Custom Age Awards
Overall Male & Female

1st/2nd/3rd Place for
Male & Female Age Categories
10 & under/11-14/15-19/20-24/25/29/30/34/35-39

Stick around, at 9:00am starts the  

2018 1k Color Run
All ages will enjoy this colorful 1K walk or run

Children 2-12 years old $10.00 each*
Adults 13 and up $15.00 each*

*5K registration includes the Color Run

Registered participants will get a souvenir t-shirt and enjoy
Colonial Cafe ice cream at the finish!

All kids ages 2-12 will leave a winner with a
 "Kitchen Sink"
participation medal and
free entry into the NEW Kid's Fun Zone!


 This family friendly walk/run is open to all! 
Bring your family, your neighbors, and co-workers and have a blast as all are blasted with colorful powder.

This Day Just Keeps Getting Better!

$5.00 per child
Kid's Fun Zone is included with
child's Colonial Color Run Registration

Open from 10:00 am until noon

Kids ages 3 through 12 years old will enjoy all
the activities and attractions the Kid's Fun Zone has to offer

Obstacle Courses
Balloon Twisting
Face Painting
And Much More

The fun doesn't stop!
The Second Annual Tug of War starts at 10:00am

Adult Tug Registration $10.00
Junior Tug Registration ( 12 & Under) $10.00

Form a team of 8 to compete in this Tug of War
 Building a team is easy...

  • FIRST recruit 8 friends, family co-works, or a combination of all three
  • NEXT Name your team - be creative!
  • FINALLY, don't forget to register - make sure you select your team name!  If it's not registered, you will be prompted to add it (or, we reserve the right to make up a name that will stick and we have been known to be very creative ...)!

Registration is $10.00 per team member 
Teams must have 8 members to participate on Tug Day

Heart of the Fox

Tug of War Rules

1.       Team Make-up:

a.      Teams will be required to gather and be on deck prior to beginning of event.  A marshaling area will be designated.  All members must be fully registered and have signed the event waiver.

b.      Each team shall have a maximum of 8 pullers

c.      Substitutes are allowed only in the case of an injury during the event.

d.      A team coach or coxswain is allowed to be alongside the pullers during their event – but without physical contact

2.      Time Limits:

a.      We will schedule based on 30-minute intervals for each pull, but actual times may vary so all teams will need to be ready when called to marshal.

                                                              i.      We are allowing 5 minutes for teams to align on the rope

                                                           ii.      We are allowing 20 minutes for each contest/pull

                                                         iii.      We are allowing 5 minutes for the team to exit the pull area and to clean the rope (performed by a designated rope wrangler) for the next event

b.      If a pull exceeds 15 minutes, the judge may signal that each team must remove a designated puller – reducing each team to 7.

3.      Rules for Pullers:

a.      All participants in a pull must where closed toe shoes – no cleats

b.      All participants must wear shirts

c.      No offensive language on shirts or verbalized during a pull

d.      Pullers are encouraged to wear gloves

e.      Pullers must stay on the mat during the entire competition

f.       The rope cannot be wrapped around arms or wrist, not around any part of the body – hands only

4.      General:

a.      The north/south designation for each pull event will be determined in advance by the judges without bias.

b.      There will be a sign board identifying upcoming pull teams.

c.      Each registered team must provide a contact person email and phone for distribution of potential rule changes, event conditions, etc.


St. Charles Kiwanis Noon Club                   River Corridor Foundation

Proceeds will benefit:
the River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles - 

and the St. Charles Noon Kiwanis Club -  

The River Corridor Foundation funds are allocated to the "Active River Project",
and towards it's  mission to enhance the Downtown St. Charles Riverfront
as a destination for cultural, educational and economic
opportunities that are accessible to all.

 The Noon Kiwanis Club has designated its portion of the proceeds to sustaining
the goal of improving the lives of children throughout the greater
 St. Charles community.


When & Where

Jun 15, 2019


7:30 AM

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For information on becoming a sponsor contact
Laurel Moad at   l.moad@att.net 
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