Run for the Bagel 2016


Run for the Bagel is part of the Bagelfest Celebration. Register for a 10K, 5K or One Mile Fun Run! Yes, there are bagels to enjoy at the end!



29 Years Running!

Run for the Bagel will be held Saturday, July 23rd.  Pick your race-  10K Run, 5K Run/ Walk or One Mile Fun Run/Walk!

Run through the streets of Mattoon on a flat and partially shaded course.  This run will begin in front of the Bus Station (19th and Broadway) and will end at our Y! You will finish in time to enjoy the Bagelfest Parade downtown!  This year all races will be timed.    10K Race, 5K Race, One Mile Fun Run



Registration/Packet Pick-Up

Location: Mattoon Y Bock Gym

Time:  6am-6:30am.  Registration will close promptly at 6:30am



Race Start:  Bus Station (19th and Broadway)

Start time:

10K/5K Run and Walk-7am

1 Mile Fun Run?Walk-7:05am

Race End:  Mattoon Area Family YMCA (16th and Richmond)

* Strollers are allowed behind racers.  No rollerblades, headphones or dogs are allowed on the course.  Porta-potties will be available at start line.


Timing and Results

Championship 24/7 will provide computerized results for all chip timed events.  Race results will be posted at, at the Y and on our website(the following Monday).


How to get to the Y

Take I-57 to exit 190B for Mattoon.  Go west on Charleston Avenue to 16th Street and turn right.  Go two blocks north.  The Y will be on your left at 221 North 16th Street.



10K Run-$25

5K Run/Walk-$25

One Mile Timed Fun Run-$10

* A late registration fee of $5 will be added starting  July 23rd.

No Refunds on registrations

For more information on Run for the Bagel, please contact Beth at

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