CUSR Cupcake 5K

CUSR Cupcake 5K fundraiser for the CUSR Scholarship Fund on November 9. Register today

Join us for the 11th Annual CUSR Cupcake 5K! This is a timed, accessible race ending with a delicious cupcake. Funds raised will go into CUSR’s Scholarship Fund, which supports individuals who need financial assistance to access CUSR programs and services. Runners, walkers, and wheelchair users are welcome.

Date: Sunday, November 5
Time: Check-in from 8-8:45a; Race starts at 9am
Location: Carle at the Fields

After the 5K at 10am, there will be a 100m Dash for kids ages 10 & under.

Registration Information

All registrants must provide a valid email address in order to receive crucial prerace information.


  • Runners | $35
  • Walkers | $35
  • Rollers | $35
  • Youth (Ages 11 – 17) | $20
  • Kids 100m Dash | $10


  • Monday, October 9 at 5p to receive a t-shirt
  • Wednesday, November 1 (no t-shirt)
  • On-site Registration: November 5, 8-8:30a (Registration Fee is $40)

Packet Pick-Up:

  • Monday, October 30: 9 – 11a
  • Tuesday, October 31: 1 -4p
  • Wednesday, November 1: 11a – 1p
  • Thursday, November 2: 9 – 11a
  • Friday, November 3: 1 – 4p
  • Packet pick-up on race day is from 8-8:30a

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This event will go on rain or shine unless unsafe weather conditions exist. No refunds if cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions. All proceeds go directly to CUSR’s scholarship fund.

Cupcake 5K Course Map

Cupcake 5K Course Map
CUSR’s annual Cupcake 5K is happening on Sunday, November 5th and we want to see you there! Register before October 9th to ensure you get a sweet Cupcake 5K t-shirt. To help with your training, take a look at the course map before the big race!

Volunteer at Cupcake 5K

Volunteers handing a Cupcake 5K finisher their medal.

We need your help to make the 2023 Cupcake 5K happen this year! Visit the Champaign Park District website to learn how you can help us with the fundraising event.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Photo of cupcakes

Is your business looking to sponsor events that support our community like Cupcake 5K? Here are our sponsorship opportunities available for our fundraising event:

  • Raffle Prizes For Participants (Gift Cards, Swag/Merchandise, Day Passes, Games, & More)
  • Sponsor Race Cupcakes
  • Monetary Donations (Several Donor Levels)

Visit our Sponsorship Opportunities page for the Cupcake 5K sponsorship packet or reach out to Laura Auteberry for more information.


Donate Today!

Recreation is an important part of every individual’s life. CUSR works to bring recreation to all those who want to play. Monetary donations may be made to the general scholarship fund or a specific program or event. The CUSR Scholarship Fund benefits individuals and families who need financial support to attend our programs. Scholarships are available to Champaign and Urbana residents for use towards CUSR Youth & Teen, Adult, or Athletic programs as well as special events. CUSR also accepts in-kind and material donations. To find out more about donations, please contact our office at or call 217-819-3980.

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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

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First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana

Heartland Bank


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