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The HUMANe RACE is a 5k run/walk and 1 mile walk to benefit the Peoria Humane Society.  If you are an animal lover of fur, feathers, fins, or scales or you are simply looking for a fun way to be physically active, the HUMANe RACE is for you!


The 5k race is a timed event, with awards for various age brackets and broken into both male and female competitors. 



If you or someone you know owns a business and would like to become a sponsor of The HUMANe Race, please fill out the online form below. Sponsorships start as low as $50! Sign up by April 10th to get your business name/logo included on the back of the race t-shirt.







This year’s HUMANe RACE  will be a timed 5k run as well as a 1 mile run/walk throughout Bradley Park.  It will begin and end in lower Bradley Park near the pavillion by the tennis courts, with post race activities taking place inside the pavillion. Start time for the race is 1:00pm on May 5th, 2019.


Awards will be given for the following:

Male - Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

Female - Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+

Over all Top Male, Top Female, and Top Dog


Participants are welcome to bring a pet with them to The HUMANe Race. Well-behaved, leashed pets with current vaccinations are welcome to join the HUMANe RACE.  Please use common sense when deciding to participate with your pet. Retractable leashes are not allowed.  Please be responsible and pick up after your pet.  Water will be provided for pets.  The Peoria Humane Society will not be responsible for your pet’s behavior or action. Dogs participating with their owners in the timed run should be experienced/trained runners.


The HUMANe RACE benefits the Peoria Humane Society, as well as promotes physical activity and fitness. 


Online registration will be available through a link on the Peoria Humane Society’s website (above). Online registration will close at Midnight the night before t-shirt pick up. You can still register in person with cash or check at packet pickup and on Race Day until 12:45 PM. 

$20 registration fee

$30 registration fee with T-shirt (must be registered by April 15th to receive T-shirt*)

$25 race day registration fee

*Limited number of shirts will be available on Race Day for purchase 



Packet pick-up is at the Peoria Humane Society Building (2600 NE Perry Ave, Peoria, IL 61603) on Saturday, May 4th from 9am - 12pm. You may register in person at packet pickup or on event day until 12:45pm.



Map will be available closer to race day.