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Welcome to the Rock N Run to Cure Diabetes!

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  • Packet- pick up is at Ridge Runner Sports in Springfield noon-6 pm on Friday June 6th.
  • T-shirts will be there along with a list of those who registered and qualified for the shirt. If there are extras, they are first come, first served basis and sizes are not guaranteeed.
  • Check-in will begin at Panera in the Parkcrest Shopping Center at 5:00 pm.
  • The run will start at 6:00 pm
  • If you decide to switch from the 5k to the 10 k or vice versa on Saturday, you must check-in by 5:30 pm so we can make the changes.



The Rock N Run will be held JUNE 7th at Panera in Parkcrest and ending at Bair's. We are evening run with live music at Bairs for your entertainment following the run. Bairs will also be offering a runners a private room to order off the menu and JDRF will receive 10% back. Please email Jennifer at to reserve your spot in the room food and Bair's can plan accordingly by Thursday 6:00 pm. Ordering off the menu will give yourself,  family or friends more Bair's options. 

 What a fun way to spend a Saturday evening!  Registration is  $25 per adult and $20 for 12 and under. The fee does increase the day of the race to $30 for adults and $25 for 12 and under. 

Start and Finish at Panera on S. Campbell in the Parkcrest Shopping Center located at 3738 S Campbell Ave, Springfield
5:00pm Check-in and 6:00 pm Race start   
Timed Race by Ridge Runners   
It is a Party for all ages!

You can register that evening or at packet pick-up however shirts are not guaranteed.

For a guaranteed shirt and size, you MUST be registered by May 21st, 2014 After this date shirts MAY be available onsite and sizes are NOT guaranteed.

The awards ceremony and prize giveaway will be held 20 minutes after ALL runners are in. Awards will be given to the top three in each age group - must be present to receive award. 20 and under overall, 20 and up Male and Female.


  • 11 and under    
  • 12-17 years of age    
  • 18-29 years of age
  • 30-39 years of age    
  • 40-49 years of age    
  • 50-59 years of age    
  • 60-69 years of age    
  • 70 and older

Please note this is a run only.

We're taking steps to help JDRF progressively remove the impact of type 1 diabetes (T1D) from people's lives until no one has to fear developing this disease. By joining Team JDRF and making a donation to JDRF, you'll raise money to help fund critical T1D research and create a world without T1D.

Type 1 diabetes is a life-threatening autoimmune disease in which a person's pancreas stops producing insulin. It strikes both children and adults suddenly and changes life as they know it forever. It cannot be prevented and there is no cure.

JDRF is the only global organization with a strategic research plan to fight T1D. Every dollar JDRF is able to direct toward research comes from donors like you.

The challenge we've set ourselves — to raise money and T1D awareness with JDRF — is modest compared to the daily challenges of life with T1D, which involves a 24/7, unrelenting cycle of blood sugar testing and insulin injections to manage the disease.
We’re already hard at work! We hope you consider participating in our event.  If you’re unable to partake in the fun, we kindly ask that you support our efforts with a gift.

Thank you for your support!