43rd Annual DeKalb Corn Classic

10K begins at 8:15 a.m. and the 5K begins at 8:30 a.m.

Beginning and ending in Downtown DeKalb, the route will take runners through historical neighborhoods, along the Kishwaukee River via Prairie Park, through NIU's campus and Huskie Stadium and ending in Van Buer Plaza with a Post Race Celebration! 

On Course Entertainment includes the Black Tie Jazz Trio, NIU's Huskie Marching Band, Banda, and Steelband!

Register between  ​April 1 -  July 31, the registration fee for the 10K is $40 and the fee for the 5K is $30.
Register between  Aug. 1 - Sept. 23, the registration fee for the 10K is $45  and the fee for the 5K is $35.
Register on Sept. 24 and the fee is $50 for the 10K, and the fee for the 5K is $40.

Learn more about the DeKalb Corn Classic and sign up to participate!

Sunday, September 24 at 8:15 AM

Downtown DeKalb

Event Type

Community Events


Health and Wellness

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public


Family Weekend



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