Lace up to feed your hungry neighbors... We are back for three runs in 2017!


Dust off your athletic shoes and build up your appetite… Northern Illinois Food Bank is thrilled to announce the return of all three Foodie 5Ks in 2017.

Please join the runners, walkers and their families at the event and stay for the festival including entertainment, gourmet food trucks and a kid’s zone in Wheaton, Libertyville and Romeoville.


How to get involved:

Register as an Individual or a Team for one, two or three races.

  • Select your race above and complete the online registration form. 
  • Register for one Foodie 5K, and receive a discount code for $10 off when you register for another 2017 Foodie 5K. Those who register for all three events will receive a commemorative gift.

Volunteer Prefer to Cheer? Great! Register to be one of the many volunteers who make the Foodie 5K a memorable experience. Whether it be helping with registration, directly traffic, set-up/tear-down or cheering on the participants, we’ve got a job for you!  All ages and groups are welcome. 

Become a Foodie 5K Official Sponsor - The Foodie 5K provides a multi-market marketing opportunity allowing your company to partner with one of the most respected food banks in Illinois. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to engage employees and be part of this community fun run and festival and to support the food bank and our mission in feeding our hungry neighbors.

Download the official Foodie 5K poster to spread the word or our customizable poster to add your team information! 


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Team Honor Roll


  1 -  District 200 Shares ($6,595.68)
  2 -  Ditch Witch Midwest/Illini Power Products ($3,510.00)
  3 -  M&Ms ($1,860.00)
  4 -  Navistar ($935.00)
  5 -  Ambitech ($861.00)
  6 -  US Cellular Champions ($729.99)
  7 -  Let Them Eat Cake ($685.00)
  8 -  Run Forest Run - Morton Arboretum Staff ($645.00)
  9 -  Wiley Education Services ($585.00)
  10 -  Helen Plum Library ($535.00)


  1 -  Preferred Healthy Vending ($140.00)
  2 -  MMC Cares/Mercer Cares ($100.00)
  3 -  TBG Crew ($50.00)



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