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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 28, 2024

8:00AM, Willowview Park

197th Street, Mokena, IL

For a limited time, the first 350 to register by July 26, 2024 will receive a FREE pair of Bambu Werx performance unisex socks. Any remaining quantities will be available for purchase after July 26.

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Certified course

The Our Fallen Hero 5k run/walk starts and finishes on 115th street near the NW entrance of the Willowview park parking lot. This is an out-loop-and-back course through Mokena's scenic neighborhoods and includes a nice stretch along Townline Rd, aka "PCF Aaron Toppen Memorial Drive". 

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Results and Recognition


First place finisher in each age category for male and female will receive a 2024 military challenge coin.


Medals awarded to top Male and Female in each of the following age groups:  9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & older.


Download your finishers certificate and see all the past results here

Packet pick-up

Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday Sept. 27,  2024 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 and Motorcycle/ Car run a huge success.


When you become a sponsor you have the opportunity to reach hundreds of people outside of your usual audience. We advertise our events to participants and the public:

●Print and digital advertising

●Detailed event listings on social media sites

●Your logo on our foundation website

●Social media campaigns on Facebook

●Posters and flyers in strategic communities surrounding Mokena

●Your logo on event swag and advertising

Please complete this form if you would like to become a sponsor

Choose Your Event

Thanks very much. Our Sponsorship Director, Christine Bilus, will be in touch with you shortly with more information.

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