The Rockford Area Arts Council supports, promotes, and develops the arts for everyone in our Northern Illinois region.
On Your Mark Fun Run
Arts Fun Run Launches RAAC'S 30th Anniversary Celebration!

 The Rockford Area Arts Council (RAAC) launches a year-long celebration of its 30th Anniversary with an On Your Mark 5K Fun Run on Saturday, September 9. Throughout the coming year RAAC will highlight artists and arts organizations, re-establish the regional arts awards, and increase opportunities for everyone to participate and appreciate the arts.
On Your Mark 5K Fun Run begins at 8:00 AM at the home of RAAC’s board president Doug Mark. The course will loop from 1526 Harlem Blvd, across the Whitman Street Bridge, along the Bike Path, across the Auburn Street Bridge and conclude on the 1500 block of Harlem Blvd. Along the course there will be dancers, music, and visual art experiences.
Prizes will be awarded to Adults and Youth for Fastest Runner, Most Creative Runner, Best Costume, and The Most Artistic Crossing of the Finish Line.
Registration fee is $10 Per Runner or $30 Per Family. All Proceeds benefit RAAC.
For more information or reservations, please contact the Rockford Area Arts Council at 815-963-6765 or visit  You can also contact Connie Kuntz at 779-772-0716 or



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