We know you are busy training for the upcoming St. Paddy’s Double weekend on March 14th & March 15th (Deer Park St. Paddy’s 5K/10K on Saturday, March 14th and the AMITA Health Bolingbrook St. Paddy’s Half Marathon/5K on Sunday, March 15th) and we want to keep those feet happy and healthy.
Feature Title Winter Training in the Midwest is an Extreme Sport By: Alexandria Seavey Running an outdoor race in March can be tricky in the Midwest, to say the least. One day it might be 65 degrees and the following day you might be digging your car out of a snowbank. How are we supposed […]
Feature Title Long Grove Turkey Trot 5k/8k Run/Walk- November 2019 By: Krista Volk, All Community Events Ambassador It was a beautiful, brisk morning for a Turkey Trot! It was roughly 33 degrees out, with no sun in sight! Luckily the wind had died down greatly from the gusts the night prior. So many families attended […]
Feature Title Hundreds of runners gathered in Hoffman Estates on the evening of July 20, 2019 for a fun GloRun 5k. The day’s earlier temps of 100 degrees were noticeably cooler after some afternoon rain, but it was still around the 70s and slightly humid. Most people were decked out in glow bracelets and necklaces, […]
Feature Title All Community Events put on a Full Marathon on Sunday May 19th. The race was well organized and supported. Plenty of drink and gels on the course to refuel and hydrate. Due to thunderstorms in the forecast the marathon course had to be altered to run the ½ marathon course two times. ACE […]
Feature Title Mothers Day 5k Run/Walk- Barrington- May 2019 By: Krista Volk, All Community Events Ambassador What a beautiful morning for the Mothers Day 5k! It was roughly 42 degrees, hardly any wind, and the sun trying to pop out. So many families attended, many young children were eager to run the kids dash […]
It’s never too early to start planning out next year’s half running schedule! Click here to see the video of the Chi Town Half Marathon & 5K (now a 10K) 2011 and get inspired to conquer a half marathon or 10K!
The morning of St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th, 2019), racers of all ages participated in the All Community Events Bolingbrook St. Paddy’s Half Marathon and 5k. Race participants were decked out in festive wear and accessories, including but not limited to, tutus, shamrock socks, fun hats and headbands. The Half Marathon and 5k race started […]
Deer Park St. Paddy’s 5k/10k – 2019 By Christy Stroud Spring racing season kicked off at All Community Events with the first race of the year: The Deer Park St. Paddy’s 5k/10k at the Deer Park Town Center in Deer Park, Illinois. Runners gathered on the sunny, but chilly (28 degrees) morning, many dressed in […]
Cocoa Classic 5K – 2018 All Community Events Cocoa Classic 5K Deer Park By: Rebecca Baker, All Community Events Ambassador 685 runners completed the Inaugural All Community Events Cocoa Classic 5K in Deer Park, Illinois. The 5K race started promptly at 8:30 am at a below-freezing temperature of 18F with the start and finish held […]