5K Run/Walk

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for this fun, festive event the whole family can enjoy!

Proceeds from the Ring-A-Bell Run support The Salvation Army annual Christmas Campaign, which provides Christmas food baskets, toys for children, and the community Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. These funds also support year round services such as food pantry, rent and utility assistance and emergency shelter for those in crisis in our community.


Race Time: 10:00AM

Route: The route starts behind the Quincy Mall, through and around Moorman and Upper Moorman Parks and back to the Quincy Mall.

Event Summary:
Ring A Bell Run/Walk 5K is a fun, festive event for the whole family. Put on your reindeer antlers and your running shoes and join us for some holiday cheer. We will provide the bells. The chip timed 5K Run/Walk starts at 10:00am on the North side of Quincy Mall, 33rd and Broadway, Quincy, IL 62301.

Entry Fee:

  • $25 for Individuals through November 18, $30 after
  • $60 for a Family of 4 through November 18, $72 after ($10/$12 for each addition)
  • $15 for Mall Walkers through November 18, $18 after


(Additional $5.00 added to your registration fee)


Course Description - This is a certified 5k run/walk starting and ending on the north side of the parking lot of Quincy Mall, 33rd and Broadway St, Quincy, IL 62301. It proceeds through and around Moorman Park and returns to the mall. Click for a Course Map

Runners will start first. NO rollerblades, skates, skateboards, scooters or bikes. Strollers are allowed.

Awards: Overall Female & Male finishers in the Run & Walk, and the top 2 winners in each category receive an award.

Age Groups: Male & Female 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over

Top 2 Male & Female in each age group get awards.

T-Shirts: Register on or before November 18 to be guaranteed a long sleeved t-shirt, your designated size and early bird prices.

Race Packet Pickup

  • Pre-Registration and packet pickup on Friday, December 4 from 5:00pm-7:00pm in Quincy Mall Fountain Court.
  • Race Day Registration, Check-In and Packet Pickup at Quincy Mall from 8:00am-9:30am. Pick up your timing chip during this time as well.


Questions or Concerns:

  • Contact Katie Thomas at 217-231-5635 or via email at katelyn_thomas@usc.salvationarmy.org with questions.


    Thank You to our Sponsors:

    • Wells Fargo
    • SIU Healthcare - Quincy Family Medicine
    • WGEM
    • Keck Heating and Air Conditioning
    • Herald-Whig
    • Running Wild of Quincy
    • Quincy Medical Group
    • BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois
    • County Market
    • Laser Images
    • Quincy Mall
    • Fairfield Inn
    • Mercantile Bank
    • Texas Roadhouse
    • State Street Bank
    • Traeder's TNT
    • Performance Spine and Sports Center