Do you love trees and love to run? Then lace up your sneakers and come to Klehm for the 4th running of the Arbor Dash, a 5K family fun run through the woods and gardens of our 155-acre property. Stick around after the run for live music and some comradery with your fellow enthusiasts enjoying the labors of Prairie Street Brewing Company, who will be on site with a variety of adult beverages, soft drinks, and a few snacks.
Get your exercise and help support Klehm Arboretum at the same time. This (unofficially) timed events is open to all ages. Participants will receive an Arbor Dash T-shirt (optional) and tree seedling, while supplies last. Last registration day to guarantee a T-shirt is April 7th.
Your registration fee will help Klehm continue to fulfill our mission to maintain a living museum for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of all people.
Participants receive: – a commemorative Arbor Dash t-shirt (optional) – while supplies last – entrance to the Klehm Arboretum grounds for the day – a tree seedling in honor of Arbor Day
Fees: $25 per runner / $20 Klehm Members / 12 years old and under / Teams of 10 or more / $30 Race day registration for all
Schedule - Rain or Shine: 9am-4pm - Packet pickup at Klehm Arboretum Visitors Center 5pm-6:30pm - Race check-in / Registration 6:30pm: Race begins
Klehm Family Memberships will be awarded to the top male and female finisher. Other prizes will be awarded from a bib number raffle.
Directions: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 2715 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61102 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford. After crossing the Rock River, turn left on Church St., IL 2. Follow IL 2, which will join S. Main St. to the Arboretum on the right at Clifton Ave. From the south and west: follow U.S. Bypass 20 to S. Main (IL 2); go north on S. Main to the Arboretum on the left at Clifton.