Come run or walk a 5k the Saturday just after Thanksgiving at Chicago's famous Grant Park. Work off your thanksgiving feast with family and friends and don't forget to bring the little ones for the Free Kid's Dash.
This exciting 5k course starting at Grant Park provides great views of Chicago's Skyscrapers, Lakefront and Field Museum. Water station will be provided along the course.
Course Map, click here
Fleece Hooded Pullover
5k Finisher Medal
Souvenir Bib Number
PACKET PICK UP
Road Runner Sports
1435 N. Kingsbury St.
Chicago, IL 60642
Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Picking up someone else's packet, don't forget you must bring their signed waiver.
SCHEDULE (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25)
7:30 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Open
7:30 a.m. Gear Check Opens
8:30 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Close
8:40 a.m. Kids Dash
9:00 a.m. 5k Start
9:50 a.m. 5k Awards
10:30 a.m. Course Closes
10:30 a.m. Gear Check Closes
OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall. Age Groups:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
All Community Events recommends eco-friendly transportation for your convenience: carpool, bicycle or use public transit!
Event start/finish is located just south of Columbus and Balbo in Grant Park. See course map for exact location.
-CTA (Chicago Transit Authority): CTA's trip planner http://tripsweb.rtachicago.com or 888.YOUR.CTA
-Metra Train Service: www.metrarail.com or 312.322.6777
-RTA (Regional Transit Authority): www.rtachicago.com
-Limited street parking may be available.
Paid parking is available at:
-various parking garages
Bicycle parking is available near the race start/finish location.
This event is chip timed using bib chip technology. Your "chip" is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib visibly on your front to be electronically timed
Runners and walkers can participate in this event.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form. Click mail in registration link or waiver link on registration page for event waiver.
Monitored gear check will be provided. Pick up and drop off will be at the start/finish area. The event is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
During hours of operation the Chicago Park District is always open to the public unless otherwise noted by the Chicago Park District. Please visit Chicagoparkdistrict.com for rules and regulations which are in effect throughout the duration of the event.
Water stations include water.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
Strollers are allowed for walkers
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
Massages at event not provided by All Community Events.