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Kirby Derby Sponsors

On Saturday, May 6th, 2023, Kirby Medical Center will host the 16th annual Kirby Derby at Forest Preserve Park in Monticello, IL. This 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, and Kids’ Race is a family-friendly event and a great experience for all ages. The race originated in 2008 with just over 100 participants. Continually growing, 2016 marked the highest level of participation with numbers over 1,150!

There are a variety of sponsorship levels that we offer. If you have any questions, or are interested in sponsorship or other promotional opportunities, email
or call 217-762-1560.

We would love the opportunity to partner with you for this community event that promotes healthy and active lifestyles.

Carle, First Mid Bank (Volunteer Sponsor), First State Bank (Race Route Sponsor), State Bank of Bement ( Finish Line Sponsor), Koester Homes (Kids Race Sponsor), News Gazette (Media Sponsor). The State Street Sponsors include Burgess & Cline, The Foster Team, Subway.

Thanks to the generous sponsors of the 2020 Kirby Derby!


First State

First MidL


News Gazette





The Foster Team

Piatt County

Hartland Bank

We would especially like to express gratitude to:

  • The Kirby Auxiliary
  • Maple Point residents
  • Lisa Castang
  • B&A Screenprinting
  • Monticello Police Department
  • Crossroads Church
  • The spectators cheering on our participants along the race route
  • Kirby Medical Center staff who volunteered their time
  • Jr. Rodeo
  • Christ Lutheran Church
  • Jerry Bush
  • St. Philomena Church
  • Walgreens
  • Monticello Lions Club
  • Monticello Fire Department
  • Piatt County Trailblazers
  • Freedom Celebration committee
  • Monticello Christian Church
  • Mid-Piatt Fire
  • Cisco Fire
  • Bement Fire
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Piatt County Ham Radio operators
  • Monticello Highschool Volunteers
  • Midwest PottyHouse
  • Absopure Water Co.
  • City of Monticello
  • Area Disposal
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