Run for the Lights

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2019 Run for the Lights Flyer


The 8th Annual Run for the Lights benefiting the Irvine Park Christmas Village is on Saturday, November 30, 2019.Race day check-in/registration begins at 2:45pm at the Marshall Park Warming Shelter.  To ensure that you get a race t-shirt please register before NOVEMBER 15th.  Register Online or download the Registration Form.

2019 Race Information Packet

  • Parking
    • We will have volunteers that will be assisting you with parking. We will fill up the Marshall Park parking lot first and overflow parking will move into Irvine Park parking lots.
    • Please listen to the volunteers.
    • You CANNOT park along Bridgewater Ave. You may be risking a ticket if you do.
  • Route
    • Both the 5K and 1 Mile routes can be found in the attached packet
    • There may be snow along the course and we urge that you use caution along these parts. Our parks staff will do their best to clear the route, but mother nature can’t be stopped.
    • 1 Mile participants: please start in the back of the pack and allow the 5k runners to start in front
  • Finish
    • When finishing the race, please listen to the instructions of the finish line volunteers.
    • We will be announcing the Top 2 Male and Top 2 Female runners near the finish line as they come in.
    • The park will open up at 5:00pm for people to drive/walk through and check out the wonderful decorations various community organizations volunteered to help put up as well as our hardworking park employees.


2018 Run for the Lights Results


A huge shout out to our 2018 Run for the Lights Race sponsors!

TTM Technologies


Chippewa Valley Grain Transport

Group Health Coop of Eau Claire

CrossFit Chippewa Falls

Fries Financial/Raymond James

Wiley Law


North Point RV


Kindness Animal Hospital

River View Animal Hospital

Chippewa Candy Shop

Lake Wissota Family Chiropractic

Northwestern Bank

Chippewa Vet Clinic


Thank you to the volunteer groups that will be out along the course, registration tables and water table.

Chi-Hi Athena Group

Chi-Hi NHS

Oz Run

Chi Hi Women's Basketball

Past/Present City of Chippewa Falls Employees