24th   ANNUAL  

     ROSELLE    RUN    FOR    THE    ROSES    5K
Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at 8AM

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Run for the Roses want to thank and recognize
our generous Sponsors for their support.

Named Sponsors

sternberg-lighting             itasca-bank-and-trust

The Run for the Roses would also like to thank and recognize all our remaining Sponsors for their support.

Jimmy Johns
Associated bank
Friendly Ford
Rollprint Packaging Products
Mark Drugs
Printing Plus
Woodland Window & Doors
Firehouse Networks
Wickstrom Chevrolet
In Memory of Ann Weiss
Village of Roselle
Trinity Lutheran Church
Salerno’s Rosedale Chapels
Roselle Park District
Roselle Chamber
Rodewald Properties
Dick Pond
Barrington Ortho
Ace Hardware

The 5k Race

The certified 5k course is USATF measured and approved. For 2017, it is part of the USATF championship. An oblong loop, it starts on Bryn Mawr Road between the Roselle Park District Clauss Center and Lake Park High School West Campus. It is reasonable flat and a fast course. The course has a wide start and a long straight starting line along Bryn Mawr road. It continues through the Waterbury subdivision and winds back to end in the North end of the Lake Park West Campus parking lot. There is one water station at the 1.62 mile mark. The entire race is on asphalt closed streets of Roselle. The course is clearly marked with signs and volunteers directing the way. Each mile marker is marked and has a large clock providing split times.

Runners are asked to line up according to finish time. There are many competitive runners in this race, please respect others by allowing faster runners to line up in front.

Use of Strollers: Please note –

  • Experts have concluded that there is an inherent danger of mixing infants/children in vehicles with competitive runners. 
  • Child care is available by professionals for Free during the race.
  • All runners with baby joggers and strollers  MUST Line up and start behind all runners and walkers.



  • For the safety of everyone, please leave your dog at home.
  • Bathrooms are available at Lake Park High School, the finish line, the starting and at Roselle Park District. Showers and lockers are available at the Park District Clauss Center.




Parking and Registration Map


Post Race

After the race enjoy a variety of fruit, snacks, water, Nancy’s cheese pizza, Hot dogs from Walnut Street Deli, popcorn, pony rides, face painting, a petting zoo, music from a DJ and so much more. All for FREE.





24th Annual Sternberg Lighting Run for the Roses

Sunday, June 3, 2018 | Lake Park High School – West Campus | 500 West Bryn Mawr Ave Roselle, IL  60172


Registration will be opening soon.

For the 5k: Individuals, family rate or team rate. Children 3  to age 12 for the .6k youth run.


2017:  23rd annual Run for the Roses.  For full race results use the link below to view.



2016:  22nd annual Run for the Roses.  For full race results use the link below to view.


2015 Pictures are available at: https://runfortheroses2015.shutterfly.com/4 and more  at: https://www.facebook.com/Roselle5k/photos_stream








Youth Run

Even Lower Cost for 2017. NOW ONLY $15

Run for the Roses Youth run is open for kids ages 3-12 and is .6k long (1/3 mile).

Youth Run Map

It will begin on the north side of the Lake Park West parking lot on the North side of the finish line. A youth run start sign will be posted.  Runners will run west between the vendors onto the track, around the track and back out into the finish line. This entire area is isolated from traffic and any parked cars, providing a safe route for all youth runners.

All runners in the youth run will receive a prize at the awards ceremony.

Thanks to Itasca Bank & Trust is the sponsor for this years race youth’s race.

Contact Us for more information

 365 Countryside Dr., Roselle. IL 60172

(630) 220-4878