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Register for the 19th Annual Fox Trot 5K and 10K Race for Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation

Apr 18, 2019 11:26AM ● By Hannah Ott
Batavia - Lace up your running shoes and bring the family to the friendliest race on the Fox River. The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation (BMCF) invites you to participate in the 19th
Annual Fox Trot 5K and 10K Race.

It will take place on Saturday, April 27 at the Batavia Riverwalk (Island Avenue &
Houston Street in downtown Batavia). Both the 5K and 10K start at 8am and feature courses
along the beautiful Fox River. Following the race is an award presentation for the winners of both

Kids can join in on the fun, too. The Fox Trot features two non-competitive races designed
especially for children. The Junior Jog, for children in preschool through first grade, is
approximately ¼ mile long. Second through fifth graders are encouraged to try the Youth Run (1

The kids’ events begin at approximately 8:45am, but all are welcome to partake in the prerace events, which will include a group stretch. Also, back by popular demand this year is the 5K Stroller Division. 

Pre-registration for all events is encouraged. The pre-registration cost for the 5K is $30 per runner and the pre-registration cost for the 10K is $40 per runner. There is no charge for either of the kids’ fun runs, but a donation of $10 per child is suggested. 

Funds raised through this event will support local charities in the Fox Valley area, as well as Batavia schools. Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation thanks you for your donations and support.

Visit the BMCF website at to register online, download a mail-in
form or find more information about this fun event.

In-person registration will also be accepted on race day from 6:30-7:40am just outside the Peg Bond Center. Registration fees after April 25 will be $35 for the 5K and $45 for the 10K.

The BMCF looks forward to seeing you on April 27 for this fun and family-friendly event!

The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation: The BMCF is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, founded in 1934, dedicated to improving the quality of life for children in the Fox Valley area. Last year, the club donated over $27,000 to local charities, including CHIP IN Batavia and CASA Kane County, whose activities support this mission. The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation is open to all mothers in the area who are interested in local philanthropic, service and community activities.

Source: Kat Maggio 630-282-3153