Sibley Sparkling Shuffle July 3rd, 2018 Planning Now!

Sibley Sparkling Shuffle Official Site

About Us

The Sibley Sparkling Shuffle is a fun family event benefiting local charities. The worlds only 5k with free show with a local Fire Dance Performance team which performs before and after the 5k night run.

This fun 5k run is a one of a kind, night time experience. Grab some glow sticks and your family and friends and lets light Sibley IL up.

Contact us now!

Previous Sibley Sparkling Shuffle Participants

The 6th Annual Sibley Sparkling Shuffle 5k run is a one of a kind, night time experience. Grab some glow sticks, your family and friends and lets light Sibley IL up. Registration for 6th Annual Sibley Sparkling Shuffle on July 3rd 2018 Coming  in April! Now working with Handles of Hope whose  mission is to help relieve the heartache of children entering foster care, the homeless, and others in need.


Previous charities benefiting from funds raised by the Sibley Sparkling Shuffle are:

  • It Takes a Village, Mahomet, IL
  • Shepherds Closet, Gibson City, IL
  • Christian Kid Care, Fisher, IL

Attached is a thank you letter from the PBL Clara Peterson Elementary School for the 2016 Back Pack Program funded by the Sibley Sparkling Shuffle.  ( CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF LETTER ) 

How You Can Help Make This the Best Year Ever!

If your business would like to donate or help with some lighted displays, or simply help by posting flyers to help get the word out to make the 2017 Sibley Sparkling Shuffle bigger and better than ever, please feel free to contact us. 

New for the July 3rd, 2018 Event  (register today)

  • Sundry Shadows will be performing AGAIN for this years 2018 event! They put on a fire and led show to music. Come and run, or just watch the show! This is year two for Sundry Shadows at the Sibley Sparkling Shuffle. If you missed them last year, shame on you. People walked away stating this was one of the most mind blowing things that they have seen at any 5k event.
    Shows are before and after the run, no charge. PACK THE PARK!
    Sundry Shadows to Perform at Sibley Sparkling Shuffle
  • LIGHTED CHILD PARK AGILITY RUN returns for 2018! 
  • Food Vendors on site! Bring your money and appetite for some amazing food for runners and people just wanting to show support and watch the show. Runners can eat after they get done with the run too. 
  • Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show and good food even if you do not run!
  • We have added new sights along the run, with some fun surprises along the way. More to come. 
    • Free Prices at Random for Runners and homes along the route that decorate with lights (contact us for lights, we have all the lights you need to decorate with)  and fun props for the 5k.  Dress up in lighted running gear (CHEAP LIGHTED el GLOW wire KITSavailable online from tons of resellers for this purpose) and you just might get a prize for the best running costume.
  • This years event will raise money for the Ford County Back Pack Program and the  PBL Elementary Backpack Program (Click here for form, due by April 7, 2017). The PBL program will help supply food for qualifying families in need.



April 10 - June 20 $20
June 21 - July 3 $25
*We can only guarantee t-shirts for people that register by June 20th since we have to know how many shirts to order before the day of the race. 

Event Date and Time

The 6th Annual Sibley Sparkling Shuffle is on July 3rd, 2018
Pre Race Activities - 7:15pm

Race starts at - 9:00pm


Sibley Pavilion 
Sciota St., Sibley IL 61773


Finally, a 5k t-shirt that you will be proud to wear! The 2018 Shirt Design is here, although the shirt color may end up being different as posted.

2018 Sibley Sparkling Shuffle T-Shirt Design
PBL Elementary Backpack Program.pdf PBL Elementary Backpack Program.pdf
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PBL Thank You.pdf PBL Thank You.pdf
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Please note, the special guests and any other groups that have stated that they are attending are donating their time and are not bound by any contracts, etc. We are not responsible if any of them are not able to make it due to weather, personal issues, etc. If we are made aware of any last minute changes we will post on this site as well as our facebook page. Thank you.

THANKS SO MUCH to last years amazing events sponsors, for 2017!

Carpenter Family Fitness
RTD Auto Repair
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
Rabbittown Antiques and Artisans
One Earth Energy 
Steidinger Shelling
ACE Hardware Gibson City
Farmer Strong
Jeff Abby/ Pioneer Seed Corn
Brandt Consolidated INC
Lanz Heating and Cooling
GPP Financial INC
Ag Supply INC
Cropsey Machine
Down By The Lake Bar
Sundry Shadows
Zeel Mart

Sibley Sparkling Shuffle Hush Charity