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 an ice cream cone and chance to win a bike! Registration is only necessary for those requesting a t-shirt.

The After Party | 5:30-11 PM

You won’t want to miss the post-race after party! Enjoy live music by Wild Oatz, beer garden, food and free family-friendly activities including inflatables, face painting and more. Open to all, bring your lawn chairs and join fellow community members in the DeWitt 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