What is Cogs Run?

Cogs Run is an all ages 5k ran in Genoa, IL.  The race begins at the Genoa-Kingston High School located at 980 Park Ave in Genoa. The course consists of road running through two neighborhoods and a bike path. Overall, the course is fairly flat with some minor hills in the Willow Glen subdivision, at the bike path, and coming back into the stadium. 

When is Cogs Run?
  • 2020 Date: TBD

Cogs Run is held on the Saturday of Genoa days.  Bring your family or friends and plan a day full of fun activities and events!

Why participate in Cogs Run?
  • Cogs Run is a great event for all participants regardless of skill level
  • The proceeds raised support student-athletes and athletic programs at Genoa-Kingston Schools
  • You will feel like a star when you finish on the track where you will be greeted with water and snacks in the concession area.
  • Awards for top 3 in each age group
What have proceeds helped with at GK Schools?
  • New Volleyball Nets at both HS and MS
  • New ball carts for Volleyball and Basketball
  • 4 Golf driving cages and mats
  • 3-station batting cage for Baseball and Softball
  • New Discus cage net
  • Both background poles and netting system on the GK soccer fields
  • Weight machine upgrades and new flooring in GKHS weight room
  • Scorer's table for back court at GKHS
  • Soccer backpacks 
  • New finish line chute for XC
  • Two new portable scoreboards for Wrestling, XC and Soccer
  • Two rolling mirrors for Cheer and Dance
  • Greens fees for new home golf course