Abe's Amble

in United States at Illinois State Fairgrounds

Online registration for the 2017 Abe's Amble will be opening soon!

  • 10k Run

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  • 10k Run - Imported Entries from Abe's Army

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  • Volunteer
    Please volunteer on Saturday 8/19/17 or Sunday 8/20/17

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Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Race Start Time is 7:30 AM


Start and Finish next to the Grandstand at the Illinois State Fair, Springfield, IL.
Everyone must enter the Fairgrounds through Gate 8, off 5th Street, on the west side of the grounds.

Abe's Amble 10K COURSE MAP:

Packet Pick-Up (Please read notes below)

When and where:
Saturday, August 19th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Registration will be $40

The Springfield Running Center
2943 West White Oaks Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Or on race day from 6:15- 7:00 AM.

Race day registration:
$40 race day registration will be available on 8/20/17 from 6:15 - 7:00 AM.

All participants are responsible for packet pick up at the designated times.


Dri-fit Moisture-wicking t-shirts are guaranteed for the first 800 registrants!

Shirts are gender specific.
Women's shirts are fitted and may fit smaller than your normal size.

Important Note:
If you wish to not have a women's fitted shirt please select the appropriate male shirt size you will need.


10k run:

  • Overall top male and female
  • Overall masters male and female
  • male/female age groups starting at 1-14

Age Groups:
1-14, 15-19, 20 -24, 25 29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+


For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.

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