Annual Events

The 25th annual Stomp has been postponed due to COVID19
It will be rescheduled when all threat of virus has passed. 
Please check back again soon.

The Annual Bishop Hill Swedish Stomp & Skamparoo

is a timed, 5-kilometer race open to all runners of all ages and abilities. Run or walk the course through Bishop Hill and the rolling countryside surrounding this beautiful historic village. Post-race refreshments are served in the 1861 Bishop Hill Colony School; the proceeds from the event help fund its restoration and maintenance.

This event is sponsored by the Bishop Hill Old Settlers’ Association. Find applications to download and print one month prior to the event on this site, on Facebook or register online at