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Run for the Bagel 2017



RESULTS for Run for the Bagel 2017-  Click HERE.

Help us celebrate the 30th year of Run for the Bagel.

This year’s event will be held Sat, July 22nd and will offer a 10K run and a 5K run/walk.  Races begin at 6:30am and  will be chip timed with official results recorded.  Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age/gender division for both races.  Register by July 1st to receive a commemorative race t-shirt.  For all registrations received after this date, t-shirt will be available on a first come, first serve basis, while supplies last.

-Races begin at 19th and Broadway and end at the Mattoon Area Family YMCA.

-The path is partially shaded and flat with a few water stations along the way.

Register online- Click HERE


Register April 1-July 21st-$30 per participant

Same day registration will be $35 per participant


Mattoon Area Family YMCA

Location:  YMCA Bock Gym

Friday, July 21, 11am-1pm, 4:00-7:00pm

Saturday, July 22, 5:30-6:00am


Location:  YMCA Bock Gym

Time: 5:30 am -6:00 am


KC Summers Toyota (19th St. & Broadway Ave.)

10K Run               6:30am

5k Run/Walk         6:35am


Mattoon Area Family YMCA

221 N. 16th Street


Flat, partially shaded, two water stations, refueling station at the end of the race.  Strollers are allowed behind the racers. No rollerblades, headphones, or dogs are allowed on the course. Porta-potties at the start and finish line. Click HERE to download the course map.


Top three male and female finishers in each age group will receive awards.


Run for the Bagel is an officially timed event using the disposable Bib Tag timing system.  Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.  Race results will be posted at .


Not going to participate in Run for the Bagel this year? Consider joining us as a volunteer! We need helping hands on the race course, at the finish line, and packet pick-up. The hours you put in as a volunteer can earn you free race registrations for upcoming events.  For more information on the Mattoon Area Family YMCA volunteer program and to volunteer for Run for the Bagel click HERE.