This year’s 33rd annual Skeff Race 2-mile walk/run and 5-mile run will begin at 7:00 PM. All ages and fitness levels are welcome! Cost is $30 ($35 after May 31) which includes a t-shirt, meal ticket (pork chop or hot dog dinner) and beverage/beer token. You must register by June 1 to be guaranteed the … More 2 and 5-mile Races | 7:00 PM
All kids ages 12 and under are invited to participate in the half-mile fun run beginning at 6:30 PM. The event is free and all runners receive a Cups & Cones mini ice cream cone coupon and chance to win a bike! Registration is only necessary for those requesting a kids’ t-shirt.
During the after party, enjoy live music by Wild Oatz, a beer garden (sponsored by Scott’s Drug, Murphy’s Pub and Expander America’s), pork chop or hot dog dinner and free family-friendly activities including bounce house, face painting and more. Open to all, bring your lawn chairs and join the celebration in Lincoln Park.
The first Paul Skeffington Memorial Race took place on June 11th, 1988. It was started by the family of Paul Skeffington, a popular local businessman, who passed away in January of 1988. The family approached the DeWitt Chamber of Commerce for ideas for a memorial and out of the many ideas, the race was chosen. … More Event History