Riverview Ramble Half Marathon 10k & 5k

Saturday, October 28, 2023 Mount Carmel, IL

Riverview Ramble Half Marathon 10k & 5k in Mount Carmel, IL

Experience the beauty of the “Bluff City” in a race that combines scenic views with a flat and fast course. Join us for the Mt. Carmel Fall Classic – a thrilling event offering timed 5K, 10K, and half marathon distances, catering to runners of all levels.

The adventure begins and ends at the Mt. Carmel Merchant’s Park, conveniently situated at the crossroads of 4th and Market Streets. As the morning sun graces the start line, racers will embark on their journey at 8:00 am, with all participants required to assemble in the start corral by 7:50 am.

For those aiming to conquer the half marathon, be prepared to finish by 11:00 am CST, marking the close of the course. Runners crossing the finish line after the 3-hour mark won’t be officially timed, so lace up your running shoes and aim for a triumphant finish.

Celebrate your achievements with awards for the top male and female finishers in each race, segmented by age groups spanning from 1 to 99 years old. The competitive spirit reaches new heights with cash prizes for the overall winners – $50 for the Half Marathon and $25 each for the 10K and 5K.

Fuel your race-day excitement with packet pickup during the week of October 23 at the Mt. Carmel Public Utility office. Remember to bring a copy of your registration for a seamless experience. Limited race day packet pickup is available, so plan accordingly. Unfortunately, race day sign-ups won’t be accepted.

Beyond the thrill of the run, the Mt. Carmel Fall Classic is dedicated to making a meaningful impact. All proceeds will support the non-profit organization Wabash Rally Against Cancer (WRAC). Join us in supporting this community-driven initiative, helping meet the financial needs of cancer patients.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of a race that combines competition, camaraderie, and community support. Lace up and join us for the Mt. Carmel Fall Classic – where every step makes a difference.

Race Weather & Climate

Mt. Carmel is situated in the southeastern part of Illinois, serving as a city in Wabash County. Located approximately 160 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri, Mt. Carmel is a community with a rich history and ties to the coal mining industry. Additionally, it stands about 20 miles west of the Indiana state line, emphasizing its location as a southeastern Illinois city with connections to neighboring states.

On October 28th in Mt. Carmel, expect an average high temperature of around 62°F and a low of approximately 40°F. Fall is well underway, providing cool and crisp days with chilly nights. The weather reflects autumnal conditions, and October typically sees an average rainfall of about 3 inches in Mt. Carmel.

Riverview Ramble Half Marathon Race Results

Riverview Ramble Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Riverview Ramble Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM CDT.

There is a 3 hour time limit on the course.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Riverview Ramble Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

Online registration is now closed for this race.

Riverview Ramble Half Marathon Race Website

Riverview Ramble Half Marathon Website

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