On November 1st we will be hosting our first ever 5K run the Coyote Crawl 5K on the grounds of the Sycamore Park District. Proceeds will help the Museum fulfill our mission of encouraging our community’s appreciation of natural history using shared experiences through collections, exhibits, and education.

6:30 pm – Live Coyote, and other small North American mammal presentation by Big Run Wolf Ranch at the Sycamore Park District Clubhouse (940 E State St, Sycamore, IL 60178)

8:00 – Race starts

After the Race – Party at the finish line with Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Sycamore Park District, Athletico Physical Therapy, Family Wellness, NIU Outdoor Adventures, and Ellwood House.


Prizes for overall top male and female finishers and for top male and female finishers by age group. All runners will get a long sleeve race shirt and light up pint glass with one free beer (over 21), or one free soft drink. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Runners under 16 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult on site.

We want to thank our very generous sponsors for making this run possible.