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Sign up for an endurance race. Take on a new challenge, support a good cause or run/walk/roll for the health of it. Be certain to select an event within your range of conditioning and consult a physician before beginning any exercise program. NOTE: The 2017 Annual Race Guide and a more comprehensive listing of the July and August races can be found on our website and HTML version at www.chicagosuburbanfamily. com Check back for updates in every bi-monthly issue.

July Relay For Life – For all area events, please go to relayforlife. org/relay/findevent. Run the Runway at CEA – Sat. 7/1 at 8 AM 5K Run and 1mi. Walk. USATF certified. Wheeling. 847-537-2580 ext 111. Freedom Fun Run – Sun., 7/2 Tot Trot at 7:45 AM, 1 Mile at 8:00 AM, 5K at 8:30 AM. Sandwich Park District. Knights Park, Sandwich. 815-786-8044. Stampede Run – Sun. 7/2 at 7:30 AM 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ race. USATF certified. Arlington Heights. stampede@ Uncle Sam 5K and Kid’s Dash – Sun. 7/2 at 8 AM. Tap House Grill, Palatine. Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Family Fitness Run – Tues. 7/4 at 7:15 AM 10K, 5K Runs and 2K Fitness Walk. USATF certified. Barrington. 847-620-4500. Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th – Tues. 7/4 at 7:15 AM 4 mi Run and 1K Kids’ race. CARA and USATF certified. Elmhurst. 630-269-4872. Firecracker 5K Run/Walk – Tues., 7/4 at 8 AM 5K Run/Walk. 50-yard Dash (Ages 3-6) and 100-yard Dash (Ages 6-10) Certi-

fied {Scenic} Course IL-09121-JW. 3S260 Warren Ave. Warrenville, IL 60555. 630-393-7279. Great Western Freedom 4 – Tues. 7/4. 4 mi Run, 2 mi Walk & Kids Dash. USATF and CARA certified. St. Charles. 630-2483091. Freedom 4 – Tues. 7/4. 4 mi Run. Glen Ellyn. 630-858-2462. Independence Day 5K – Tues. 7/4. 5K Run/Walk. Riverside. 708-442-7025. Stars and Stripes 5K – Mon. 7/4 at 8 AM Tinley Park. 708342-4200. Chicago Challenge – Sat. 7/8 at 1 PM 5K Novelty Run/Scavenger Hunt. Chicago. Chinatown 5K – Sat. 7/8 at 8 AM 5K and Youth Runs. Chinatown, Chicago. 312-882-3188. Expanding Lives Annual 5K – Sat. 7/8 at 8 AM 5K Run/ Walk. Benefits Expanding Lives. Northfield. 773-676-4208. The Frontline OCR – Sat. 7/8 at 7:30 AM 5mi. Obstacle Run. Lockport. Michael Browning Memorial Run to Remember – Sat. 7/8 at 8 AM 5K Run/Walk. Benefits Michael Browning Memorial Scholarship Fund. West Chicago. Rundevous Race – Sat. 7/8 at 8:30 AM 4 mi Adventure/ Novelty Race. Benefits Crystal Lake Food Pantry. Crystal Lake. 815-814-1100. Waterfall Glen Xtreme 10 – Sat. 7/8 at 7:30 AM 10 mi Run. Benefits Big Rig Books. Darien. 708-352-0081. 5K Dash ‘N Splash– Sun. 7/9 at 7:30 AM 5K Run/Walk. Hanover Park. 630-837-2468. 5K Run! To End Homelessness – Sat. 7/15 at 8:30 AM 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Run. USATF Certified. Benefits A Safe Haven Foundation. Montrose Harbor, Chicago. 773-435-8374.

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Lake Zurich Triathlon – Sun. 7/9 at 6:30 AM 1.5K swim/40K bike/10K Run. Also Sprint Tri. USATF certified. Lake Zurich. 847727-2681. Miles for Melanoma – Sun. 7/9 at 8:30 AM 5K Run/Walk. Benefits Melanoma Research Foundation. Montrose Harbor, Chicago. 800-673-1290. Answers for Angels 5K – Sat. 7/15 at 8:30 AM 5K Run/Walk. USATF Certified. Tinley Park. 815-600-3215. Christmas in July 5K/10K – Fri. and Sat. 7/15-16. 5K, 10K, Santa Claus Fun Run and ultra races of 6, 12 and 24 hrs. USATF Certified. Lisle. 847-894-0461. The Glo Run – Sat. 7/15 at 8:55 PM 5K Run/Walk Novelty Run. Chicago. 224-757-5425. Hemmingway 8K Running of the Bulls – Sat. 7/15 at 7:45 AM Oak Park. Hot Doggy Dash and Splash – Sat. 7/15 at 10 AM. 3K walk/ run (run with pets optional). Dog splash party at end of race. Addison. 630-233-7275. Lake County Runway 5K Run/Walk – Sat. 7/15 at 9:30 AM Benefits Wings of Mercy. Grayslake. 616-396-1077. McHenry River Run – Sat. 7/15 at 8 AM 10K and 5K Run/ Walk. USATF Certified. McHenry. 815-363-2100. Humana Rock and Roll Chicago Half Marathon – Sun. 7/16 at 6:30 AM USATF certified. Chicago. 800-311-1255. Run for Hunger – Sun. 7/16 at 8 AM 5K Run/Walk and ½ mi Kids’ Fun Run. USATF certified. Benefits multiple local food pantries. Elmhurst The Universal Sole Burgers and Beer 5K Run/Walk – Mon. 7/17 at 7 PM Benefits Girls in the Game. Soldier Field, Chicago. 773-868-0893. Sundowner 5K – Thurs. 7/20 at 7 PM 5K and Youth Runs. USATF and CARA certified. Joliet. 815-741-7275.


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