Pocket Full of Love 5K

Were gearing up for the 6th Annual Pocket Full of Love 5k Run and 1 mile Fun Run!!

  • Charity 5K Run/Walk • with 1 mile Fun Run/Walk
  • Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Pavilion
  • Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ 3 p.m.

Proceeds from the PFOL 5K will go directly to the Families In Need organization at the Elkville Christian Church. This organization is a financial resource for our church family/community who have had a sudden or tragic loss or sudden emergency. Examples of this include, but are not limited to, house fires, sudden loss of a loved one from accidents, and/or sudden emergencies due to illness. Our organization is specified to these types of tragedies due to the great financial burden that is often a result. Thank you for participating in the PFOL 5K, which funds this organization.



Sunday, September 17, 2017 • 3pm

Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Labor Pavilion

Pre-Registration Prices*
5K Run $15.00
5K Walk $12.00
1 mile Fun-Run/Walk $5.00
*Payment must be RECEIVED by September 1, 2017

Same Day Prices – effective after September 1, 2017
5K Run $20.00
5K Walk $15.00
1 mile Fun-Run/Walk $10.00

**FREE T-SHIRT GUARANTEED TO PAID COMPETITIVE ENTRANTS received by September 1, 2017 only.**

Waiver Forms
Waiver forms will be available on race day and must be signed at registration.

Packet Pick Up
Same day registration/packet pick up is Sunday, September 17 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, no late registrations. All packets not picked up on race day will not be delivered and all extra T-shirts will be sold on site.

For more information, to be a sponsor, and/or give a donation for our raffle, please contact race coordinator Jason Cobin at 618-924-3516

Online registration is now open. Registration will also be available from 1:30 to 2:30pm on race day. No late registrations will be accepted.

PLATINUM LEVEL ($451 & above)

Sam’s Material & More Inc.
Main Street T’s

GOLD LEVEL ($250 – $450)

Aisin Electronics Illinois LLC
Bigham Farms
Heartland Coca Cola Bottling Company
J.B. Properties
Linzee Insurance Agency, Inc
Marshall Browning Hospital
Ridgeway Tree Service
Infinity Photography

SILVER LEVEL ($151 – $249)

Gold’s Gym Marion, IL

BRONZE LEVEL ($50 – $150)

D.J. Mello Entertainment
David Luthy Automotive
Dental Care for Kids
Isaac E. Davison DDS Ltd.
Fenton’s Custom & Collision
Gassel Farms
Gilster Mary Lee Corp Chester
Mark’s Bakery
Medicine Shoppe
Murphy Wall State Bank
Ralph’s Small Engine LLC
Leading Edge
Waller Catering
DuQuoin State Bank

DONATIONS (For silent auction/raffle)

Auto Zone Du Quoin
Vogler Ford Carbondale Bill Manis
Plaza Tire Du Quoin
Down Here Christian Gift Shop Du Quoin
Ye Olde Woodcrafts Du Quoin
The Twisted Vine
Tonya Blackwood
Family Video
Karen Giamalva
Two Raggedy Sisters
Beth Alongi
Dale Odom
The Turquoise Door – Kasey Doerner


Heartland Coca Cola Bottling Company
Casey’s General Store Elkville
Wal Mart Du Quoin
Loretta Manis
Dave Furlow
Lauren Buser
Phillip Heape
Randy & Kathy Morgan
Pizza Hut
Donna Piper

Below are the scriptures posted throughout our race route:

-The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe.
Proverbs 18:10

-But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.
2 Chronicles 15:7

-And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
Hebrews 12:1

-For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.
Philippians 4:13

-In your strength I can crush an army; with my God I can scale any wall.
2 Samuel 22:30

-Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

-Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.
Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you.
I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.
Isaiah 41:10

-Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.
Psalm 105:4

-But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Isaiah 40:31

This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9