Welcome to the Fox River trail runners

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Our Mission – Fox River Trail Runners (FRTR) was founded in 1995 and is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Corporation whose mission is to promote running as a healthy lifestyle in the Fox Valley Region while also benefiting our community.

What We Do – FRTR accomplishes its mission by:

  • Hosting four races a year to benefit charitable causes
  • Providing running-related educational programs
  • Offering spring/fall race training programs
  • Holding social events for runners
  • Granting scholarships to local youth
  • Sponsoring the youth Accelerators Running Club 


FRTR Races

Great Western Half-Marathon & 10K


May 5, 2024

St. Charles, IL

She Runs The Fox Women's 5K Fun Run/Walk

May 16, 2024

Batavia, IL.

Summer Sunset 5K & Youth 1 Mile

July 17, 2024

St. Charles, IL

The Fox & The Turkey 4 Mile & Youth 1 Mile

Thanksgiving Day

Nov 28, 2024

Batavia, IL

upcoming events


Board Meeting

6:30 pm8:00 pm
Pottawatomie Community Center
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charity partners


WAG (Black and Gold)
Race Sponsor
Race Sponsor