About Our 5K Course

St James Farm Warrenville Illinois

The 2018 Run With The Lions 5K Run/Walk will once again be held at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville, Illinois.  A mere 10 minute drive from Longwood Elementary School in Naperville, St. James Farm is a perfect setting for our 5K race and celebration.

Festivities begin at 8:30am and conclude at 11:00am.  The 5K runners will begin on the course at 9am with walkers to immediately follow.  All children ages 4-11 are invited to participate in the 100 meter dash at 10:00am.

St. James Farm Forest Preserve

Directions to the Run With The Lions:

Take IL Route 59 north to Butterfield Road. Turn right (east) onto Butterfield Rd., and continue past the stop light at Winfield Rd.  3⁄4 of a mile past Winfield, turn left on Madison St.  At the first street turn left onto Hoy Avenue, continue ahead on Hoy to the end of road to the Preserve entrance. Proceed ahead into the preserve following the road to the right; parking will be on the left, starting at the wood fence on the grass in the turf lot.  Click here for a detailed map of the Hoy Avenue Entrance.