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Run for the Bagel 2016


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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.   

To print a Run for the Bagel registration form :

To view a Course Map, which includes all three races, click here.



Registration/Packet Pick-Up

Location: Bock Gym inside the Mattoon Area Family YMCA

Time:   Same day registration and packet pick up available at 5:30am and will close promptly at 6am.


Race Start:  (19th and Broadway)

Start time:

10K/5K Run and Walk-6:30am**** New Start Time!!!

1 Mile Fun Run and Walk-6:35am****New Start Time!!!

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 at the Y, following the race.


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-$25bagelrunlogo16

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 Sarah at