Kids’ Activities | 6:30 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.

The After Party | 5:30-11 PM

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.

Event History

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