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The Our Fallen Hero 5K Run / Walk


A tradition since 2014!

Get a great shirt and show your speed!


When and Where

Saturday September 23, 2023

8:00AM, Willowview Park

197th Street, Mokena, IL

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Certified course

The race is the official Our Fallen Hero 5k run/walk that starts and finishes on 115th street near the NW entrance of the Willowview park parking lot. This is and out - loop - and - back course through Mokena's scenic neighborhoods. 

Details Available at

Results and Recognition

Bragging Rights!  Medals awarded to top Male and Female in each of the following age groups:  14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & older. Download your finishers certificate.


Here’s a link to all the past results

Packet pick-up

Thursday, Sept. 21 and Friday Sept. 22,  2023 4-7 p.m.

The Oaks Recreation Center

10847 W La Porte Rd

Mokena, IL 60448

​Day of race pack pick-up will also be available starting at 6:30 a.m.


Our success is only possible with the tireless time and talent of our volunteers. Please consider volunteering in one or more of these areas and contact us at with your commitment to fulfill these necessary tasks.


A volunteer meeting will be held closer to the event. Details of date/time will be emailed to you.



●Day of packet pick-up

●Water Stations

●Start Line

●Course Guides

●Food & Beverage at Finish Line

●Raffle tent

Thank you very much. Without volunteers the Our Fallen Hero 5k run/walk would not be possible.

Brittany Oskielunas,

Race Director 

Call: 708-845-0020

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Become a Sponsor
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Please Consider Becoming a Sponsor

We are presently seeking donations from area businesses and individuals to help make the 10th annual

Our Fallen Hero 5k run/walk a huge success.


When you become a sponsor of the Our Fallen Hero 5k run/walk, you have the opportunity to reach hundreds of people outside of your usual audience. We advertise the run to our members, the public and 5k participants through:

●Print and digital advertising

●Detailed event listings on multiple online race calendars

●Our Fallen Hero 5k website

●Social media campaigns on Facebook

●Posters and flyers in strategic communities surrounding Mokena

●T-shirt for registrants (that is worn long after the event is over)


If interested, please contact us at

 Title sponsor - $3500

●5k Run branded as "Our Fallen Hero 5k Run/Walk presented by (company name)

●Up to 15 free registrations for a company team

●Large logo on t-shirt*

●Recognition on website, advertising, social media

●Recognition on race day

Gold - $1500​

●Up to 10 free registrations for a company team

●Logo on t-shirt*

●Recognition on website, advertising, social media

●Recognition on race day


Silver - $500​

●Company name on t-shirt

●Recognition on website, advertising, social media

●Recognition on race day

Bronze - $250

●Company name printed on the back of race shirt

●Recognition on website, advertising, social media


In-kind & product donations

We are also seeking product or gift card donations for our virtual raffle.

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