Cathedral of Saint Raymond School 2018 Oktoberfast 5K

This run is fun for the whole family!  Kids, parents and others will join us for a chip timed 5K on a USTAF certified course through the beautiful Cathedral Area.  Stay for the awards ceremony and refreshments.

Join us later in the evening for the Oktoberfest celebration.

Presenting Sponsors


Busey Bank

Riverstone Financial Advisors—David C. Hill & Michael J. Murray


Tower Sponsors


First Midwest Bank—Daniel J. Mihelich

Ward Contracting & Building Restoration


Platinum Sponsors



Shorewood Family Dental Care— Dr. Robert Funk


2017 Oktoberfast 5k Sponsors


Starting Line Sponsor


Mudron Kane Insurance


Finish Line Sponsor


Mortenson Construction 


The Hill Sponsor


Joliet Catholic Academy


Homestretch Sponsor


Lincolnshire Business Center


Timer Sponsor


Wermer Rogers Duran and Ruzon, LLC


Turnabout Sponsor


University of St. Francis


Mile Sponsors


Edward Czerkies—Grandfather of Cole & Drake Czerkies

Excel Machine & Tool, Inc.

TM Martial Arts


Training Sponsors


Ed & Gloria Dollinger

Fab Werks, Inc.

Pace Car Sponsor


Chignoli Auto Sales 


Water Stop Sponsor


David Czerkies Construction, LLC 


Kilometer Sponsors


JD Brown & Company

Sean Leeders—Country Financial

Lauren Staley Ferry—Candidate for Will County Clerk

Ted & Kristen Hammel— Hammel Law Offices, P.C.

Annette Parker—Will County Board




Race Shirt Sponsors


Banana Joe’s Barbershop

Kevin “Duffy” Blackburn—Will County Auditor

Lora Ragusa Boothe—Sparx Hair Studio

Creative Powder Coating, Inc.

Scott & Susan Crowther

Czerkies Design, LLC

Jim Darguzis —State Farm Insurance

Fred C. Dames Funeral Home

HEC Technologies

Jean & Steve Hooks— SUR Real Estate

Mark Streitz Family Dentistry 

Martin Whalen Office Solutions 

Mathis Construction

Pat McGuire— State Senator

Moore Glass

The Law Offices of O’Dekirk, Allred & Associates

Dennis Quinn and Associates

Removal Xchange

Rhino Glass

Rovanco Piping Systems

ServePro Joliet

Underground Pipe and Valve

Race Registration Information
  • On-line registration closes at 10 PM on October 11!
  • Race-day registration and packet pick-up begins at 6:45 AM
  • 5K - 8:00 AM - $35 ($30 before 10/4)
  • Kids ages 9 and under pay $20; all ages 10 and up pay $30 (before 10/4).  Family rate (4 or more) pay just $95
  • If registered online, request a copy of your registration confirmation here

The Day of The Race
  • Parking available at University of Saint Francis (Intersection of Wilcox and Douglas)
  • Awards for the top three finishers will be provided in each age group
  • Long sleeve dry fit t-shirt will be provided the day of the race at check-in.  Register by September 13th to guarantee your shirt and size