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Run for the Bagel 2017

Celebrating 30 years of the Mattoon Area Family YMCA’s Run for the Bagel

Join us at the start line on Sat, July 22nd at 6:30am.  This early morning race allows you to beat the heat of the day and finishes in time for you to catch the Bagelfest parade downtown.  You will follow a flat and partially shaded path with a few water stations along the route.

This year’s run will feature at 5K walk/run and a 10K run.  Medals will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age/gender division for both the 5K and the 10K.

Registration fees as follows:


Pre-race registration(April 1-July 21, 2017)-$30 per person

Day of race registration-$35 per person


Register by July 1st to receive a commemorative t-shirt.  For all other registrations commemorative race t-shirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

You may register online by clicking HERE.  Registration may also be done in person at the YMCA.

For more information, contact Sarah at

Funding for Run for the Bagel 2017 provided in part by Mattoon, Illinois Tourism.