Malta Tractor Trot 5K to take place June 12

MALTA – The Malta Tractor Trot 5K will be held Saturday, June 12 at 409 N. Fourth St. in Malta.

The 5K will start at 9 a.m. and cost $25 and the Kid’s Fun Run will start at 10 a.m. and cost $10.

Registration can be completed online at

Price will increase for the 5K at 11:59 p.m. June 11 and for the fun run at 10 a.m. June 12. To be guaranteed a T-shirt, register by noon May 29.

No experience is needed to participate. Any level of physical fitness can participate by walking, jogging or running the case. Sideline cheerleaders are also welcome.

The race will be chip-timed and with a roller start. After the 5K, there will be a Kid’s Dash at the Lion’s Park track.

Proceeds will continue the Malta Seedling Project’s activities and offer new opportunities.

The event may have to transition to a virtual event or have additional guidelines in place to ensure the safety of all involved. Any changes are dependent on COVID-19 regulations at the time of the event.

Katrina Milton

Katrina J.E. Milton

Award-winning reporter and photographer for Shaw Media publications, including The Daily Chronicle and The MidWeek newspapers in DeKalb County, Illinois, since 2012.