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  • 4th Annual FT Cares Light the Torch Night Run/Walk

    September 29, 2017

    The FT Cares Light the Torch 5K Night Run/Walk is a unique race event through downtown Wheaton after sunset. Participants receive glow giveaways, race through luminary lanes, and end with a street fest, featuring a DJ, face painter, carnival rides, and food trucks. This is a timed race, runner bibs are chipped.

    5K Night Run Highlights

    Fun for all ages, avid runners, and walkers

    Lighted Night Run with Luminary Lanes

    Event kicks off with pre-party at 5:30 p.m.

    Race starts at 7:00 p.m.

    NEW THIS YEAR - Laser lights illuminate final stretch to finish line!

    Register in Advance and Save!


    Register Here

    Not a runner? Have a student that needs volunteer hours?
    We need volunteers too!

    Volunteers receive...

    A free tech t-shirt

    Fun glow items

    Dinner the night of the race

    ​Sign up to volunteer here:

    If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact 
    Lisa Weier (