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AFA 5k will be held on Saturday October 19, 2019


About This Activity


AFA 5k is a timed run/walk point-to-point USATF certified course; Certification Code:  #IL-16029-NM.


Medals are given to the top male/female finishers in each age group in both the runners/walkers categories.

The event includes a pre & post race snack.


Pre-register to guarantee a t-shirt in your size! 


Runners, walkers & families are invited to stay & enjoy music, raffle baskets, food & water.  


Register early!


Event details and schedule

7/21/19 to 10/17/19 - $25 Team Group-Registration of 4+ members

7/21/19 to 9/20/19 - $30 - Pre-Registration Individual Runner/Walker

9/21/19 - 10/17/19 - $35 - Registration for Individuals

After October 17th at Midnight, fee increaase to - $45 per person


Registration/Packet Pick Up - 7:00am at Race Site Gazebo


Start Time - 8:00am


Awards - 9:00am


Raffle Drawing - 9:30am



The AFA 5k will begin and end in the beautiful historic district of downtown Frankfort. The course is a pleasing run/walk that starts at Prairie Park, 11 S. White St., Frankfort, Illinios. Proceed eastbound on Old Plank Road Trail to the west side of Pfeiffer road where Old Plank Trail meets the North/South Path/trail. Proceed north until you reach the West/East path/trail. Turnaround and proceed south on the North/South path/trail until you reach Old Plank Road Trail. You will then proceed West bound on Old Plank Road Trail to the finish line. There will be directional signs posted for the event so you stay on course.




FREE PARKING for runners & spectators in the Prairie Park parking lot. There is also street parking available in the area.



For those of you that do not wish to use a credit card to register please click here

You can print the form and send it in with your check or money order. Registration by Check or Money Order will end October 3rd.


How to get involved:


--START OR JOIN A TEAM - Your participation in the AFA 5K will not only be a fun, memorable experience, but it will directly touch the lives of kids with cancer, adult cancer patients and their immediate family members.  Gather your friends, family, and colleagues and form a walk/run team during registration to increase your impact!





All Participants and Volunteers are Encouraged to Fundraise - Registering for the AFA 5K, is an opportunity to increase awareness and ask for support for our mission in providing grants to cancer patients in need of our support.


During registration as a fundriaser, you are provided with a customizable and sharable fundraising page that you can upload with your own pictures, video and story of your own in memory or in honor of someone experiencing a cancer diagnosis.


Or if that doesn't suit you:


--HAND OUT OUR FLYER - Download the 2019 AFA 5k flyer and ask others to display it in their storefront, workplace, school, church, etc.  AFA 5k Flyer PDF


--PREFER TO HELP THE DAY OF? - Great!  Text/email Katie Davis to be one of the many volunteers who make the AFA 5K a memorable experience.  Whether it is taking pics for our social media pages, handing out water bottles, set-up/tear-down or cheering on the participants, we have a job for you! Text/email:815-600-3215 or


Become an AFA 5K Official Sponsor - With an expected 100+ participants, this is a business opportunity to advertise your logo on our T-shirts.  Do not miss this opportunity to be a part of this community run/walk race and to support Answers for Angels and our mission in providing a grant to support cancer patients. To view and print the Sponsorship Form, click here