Harvest Hammer Run and Duathlon 2024

Saturday, September 21, 2024 in Morrison, IL at Morrison High School

  • Family/Group Registration

    » Select Distance on Step 2 (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)

        » $35.00 Individual Duathlon* (9:00 am)
        » $25.00 5K Run/Walk* (9:00 am)
        » $12.00 1 Mile Challenge Run for Grades 5-8* (8:30 am)
        » $12.00 1/2 Mile Fun Run for Grades 3-5* (8:30 am)
        » $12.00 1/3 Mile Wee Run for Pre-K-2nd Grade* (8:15 am)
        » $15.00 Color Run Only (11:00 am)
           *with free color run option

    Register From One to Five People

  • Color Run Only at 11:00 AM
    Color Run Only participants receive a Harvest Hammer long sleeve T-shirt and glasses.

    » $15.00 adult registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $15.00 youth registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Color Run Registration

  • Individual Duathlon at 9:00 AM

    » $35.00 Early Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $40.00 Race Day
    Individual Duathlon Registration

  • Duathlon Team at 9:00 AM

    » $50.00 Early Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $55.00 Race Day
    Team Duathlon Registration

  • 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 AM

    » $25.00 Early Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 Race Day
    5K Registration

  • 1 Mile Challenge Run at 8:30 AM
    (grades 5-8)

    » $12.00 Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Challenge Run Registration

  • 1/2 Mile Fun Run at 8:30 AM
    (grades 3-5)

    » $12.00 Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    1/2 Mile Registration

  • 1/3 Mile Wee Run at 8:15 AM
    (Pre-K-2nd grade)

    » $12.00 Registration (through 9/19 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Wee Run Registration

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Event Information

5K run and 21 mile bike for ages 14 and over
* Cyclists must wear ANSI approved helmet

5K Run/Walk:
For all ages

Wee Run:
1/3 mile for Pre-K - 2nd graders

Fun Run:
1/2 mile for 3rd - 5th graders

Challenge Run:
1 mile for 5th - 8th graders

Color Run:
Open to all ages - Free to Harvest Hammer Participants

Saturday, September 21
7:00-8:30 AM: Race day registration and packet pickup
8:15 AM: Wee Run start
8:30 AM: Fun Run and Challenge Run start
9:00 AM: 5K Run and Duathlon start
11:00 AM: Color Run starts (approx.)

~ Join us downtown after the race for Morrison's Annual Paint the Town.
~ Race results will be posted at www.harvesthammer.org
~ There are no refunds and the race is held rain or shine!

Runner Awards

Divisions: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-79, 80+

* Overall male/female
* Top 3 in each age division

Duathlon Awards

* Overall individual male/female
* Top 3 in each age division
* Top 3 in teams category

Please Note:
No Dual Entries/Duathletes are not eligible for 5K awards.


* Chip Timing
* Shirts to first 400 registered Harvest Hammer participants.
* Excellent parking available.
* Color Run free to all Hammer participants. Each color run participant also receives a free pair of sunglasses.
* There will be a drawing for a free bicycle for a child from the wee run and one from the fun run. (Must be present to win). Gift Card for Challenge Run winner.


Morrison is located in Northwestern Illinois on Hwy. 30, approximately 13 miles west of Sterling-Rock Falls, (marked by Hwy 30-Clinton, IA). To get to the High School, turn South at Junction 78-Cherry Street stoplight. Take Route 78 to South edge of Morrison. Turn right on Academic Drive, to parking at Southside School. The high school is located west of Southside School. For Google Maps please use Academic Drive address.


Proceeds benefit Morrison Rotary Local Youth, Education, Community and International Projects of the Morrison Rotary Club.

Course Map

The bike route starts and ends at Morrison High School, 643 Genesee Ave. The route goes west on Prairie Center Rd to Hillside Road. Turn left (south) on Hillside Road and follow it to Bunker Hill Rd. Turn left (east) on Bunker Hill and follow that to Lister Rd. Turn left (north) on Lister and follow that back to Morrison High School. Bikers do 2 laps.


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

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