Polka Pace Race
Polka Pace Race and Polka Dot Fun Run
September 8, 2018 in Havana, IL
About This Activity
The Polka Pace Race is a 5K run through the streets of Havana, including a
jaunt through our scenic Riverfront Park and down our historic brick streets.
The race begins and ends in the downtown area on Main Street. The Polka
Pace Race route is a U.S.A. Track and Field certified course.
Along with the Polka Pace Race there will be a 1mile Polka Dot Fun Run for
children 10 and under.
2018 will mark the 36th annual running of the Polka Pace Race, the race is
held during Havana’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, which offers an
assortment of activities for the entire family. For more information on the
Polka Pace Race or Oktoberfest, please visit the Havana’s Chamber of
Commerce at www.scenichavana.com or Mason District Hospital at
Event details and schedule (Walkers and Strollers are welcome)
• Entry fee includes: Race registration, race bag, gift, long sleeve race
shirt, beer ticket for over 21.
• Early Registration - Now thru August 24, 2018 - Cost: $25.00
• Late Registration – August 25, 2018 thru September 8, 2018 – Cost
Cash prizes for top 3 finishers both male and female. ($50, $25, $10)
Glass pint drinking glasses for top 3 finishers both male and female age
Prizes for top 3 finishers in Polka Dot 10 and under Fun Run.
Packet Pickup – September 6, 2018 from 3:00 pm 6:00 pm at Mason District
Hospital’s Main Lobby and Saturday, September 8, 2018 6:30 am until 7:30 am
downtown Main Street.
Running Event Times
• Local High School Cross Country runners begin at 7:30 am
• 5K Race begins at 8:00 am
• Walkers begins at 8:05 am,
• Fun Run begins at approximately 9:00 am,
Timing by J3 Timing, Times will be posted at Awards following the race.
Awards will be immediately following the race under the tent on the corner of
Main and Plum.