Head For Safety 5K


Registration is now open! It's easy, convenient and secure. All you need is a credit card and to answer a few questions.

Register by September 2nd to guarantee your desired shirt size for this year's race. On-Line Registration will close on the night before the race at 9:00pm.

General Information


Saturday, September 21, 2019


7:30 am Packet Pick up/ Same Day Registration Open
9:00 am Runner's start; Walkers follow immediately after

10:00 am 100 Yard Kid's Dash


153rd Metra Station – Centennial Park
10401 West 153rd Street
Orland Park, IL 60462


$30 / individual

$25 / team member for team registration (minimum 4 members)

$10 / child for 100 Yard Kid's Dash (10 years and under)


Click here to view our new race route.

Packet Pickup:

Packet pick up available on race day only starting at 7:30am.

Packets consist of your race bib, our new Head For Safety Race shirts and other various goodies from our sponsors.

Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finisher. Medals to the top 3 male and female finishers in each age group.
Age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55 and over.

**NEW** Online Pledging!

We are now offering online pledging for individuals and teams. Once you register for the race, you can set up your own personal pledge page and/or your team pledge page. Just send the link to your family and friends and they can support you and MILES for JAMES by pledging online.

Race Location and Parking

Centennial park is a large park and has multiple entrances. The Head for Safety 5K race site and start will be at the 153rd Street Metra Station at Centennial Park - Centennial Park. The entrance is off of 153rd St., West of West Ave. and East of 108th Ave. (just past the railroad tracks).

Parking will be available in the Orland Park - 153rd. Station Parking lot.


For any questions about the Head For Safety 5K, please email info@milesforjames.com

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