The spirit lives on. The legacy runs on.

Proud to carry the baton, continuing Downers Grove’s Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Run/Walk

Thurs | Nov 25, 2021 | 8:30am

Countdown to Race Day

Three Organizations.
One Great Cause.

The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58, Downers Grove Rotary Club, and the Roadrunners Soccer Club invite the public to participate in the 2021 Grove Express 5K Run/Walk and continue the Thanksgiving Day tradition of the Bonfield Express. The proceeds from the Grove Express 5K will uphold the mission to invest in education and youth programs.

is now open!


Runners, be sure to sign up early as prices will change. See pricing and dates below.


Race bib and shirt pickup details to be announced.


Start time is 8:30am on Thurs, Nov 25, by Main & Grove Steet, Downers Grove, IL .

Steady the Course

As in years past, the Grove Express 5K will wind its way through the heart of downtown Downers Grove on a USA Track and Field certified course.

Need directions there?

Just click on the map.

Contact us

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the inaugural Grove Express 5K Run/Walk and hope that you will consider participating.


Complete the Sponsorship Opportunities Pledge Form


Submit your Online Donation

or mail your check to:

District 58 Education Foundation

Attn: Grove Express

P.O. Box 513, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Make check payable to District 58 Education Foundation