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Challenge. USATF and CARA certified. Benefits Sharing Connections. Midwestern University. Downers Grove Hope for Haitians 5K Walk/Run for Education – Sat 5/12 at 8:30 AM. Geneva. Illinois Lupus Walk – Sat 5/12 1MI and 3 MI routes. Olympia Fields. Push for the Path PeppeRUNi 5K – Sat 5/12 at 8 AM. Yorkville. 630-553-4350. The Pink 5K Run/Walk – Sat., 5/12 at 8 AM. USATF & CARA certified. Team and individual registration accepted. Benefits Hinsdale Hosp. Foundation. Oak Brook Park District. 1450 Forest Gate Rd. Oak Brook. 630-990-4233. www.obparks. org/pink5k Quarryman Challenge – Sat 5/12 at 7:30 AM. 10MI and 5K. CARA certified. Lemont. 708705-6791. Apple Blossom Run 5K/10K/Stroller Rollers – Sat 5/12 at 8 AM. Bartlett. Dyslexia Walk/5K Run – Sat 5/12 at 7:30 AM. Benefits children with dyslexia. Scottish Rite Cathedral, Squeez’d Girls on the Run – Sat 5/12 at 8 AM. 5K Run/ Walk and Li’l Spark Sprints. Joliet. Cooley Run 5K – Sun 5/13 at 8:05 AM. 5K Run and Superhero Dash. CARA Certified. Huntley. Komen Chicagoland Mother’s Day Race for the Cure – Sun 5/13 at 9 AM. 5K Run/Walk. Benefits Susan G. Komen Foundation. Chicago. Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk – Sun 5/13 at 8 AM. 5K Run/ Walk and Free Kids’ Fun Run. USATF certified. Barrington.

The Universal Sole Four Mile Classic – Thurs 5/17 at 7 PM. 4MI Classic. Benefits Chicago Run, the fight against childhood obesity. Montrose Harbor, Chicago. Lilac Mutt Strut 5K Run – & 1 Mile Puppy Path. Sat., 5/19 at 8:00 AM. USATF certified; Run/walk with your dog! Lombard. 630-620-7322. Bridge Walk – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM. 5K Walk. Benefits Living Well Cancer Resource Center. Geneva, IL. 630-262-1111. The Frontline OCR – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM. 5MI Obstacle Run. Lockport. Got2Run…For Education – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM 8K Run and 2.62MI Run/Walk. USATF certified. Arlington Heights. Lake County Walk to Cure Arthritis – Sat 5/19 3MI and 1MI Walks. Libertyville. 312-690-9603. Leaning Tower Triathlon – Date TBD. 100m swim, 4K bike, 1K run (Ages 7-10), 200m swim, 8K bike, 2K run (Ages 11-14). USATF Certified. Leaning Tower YMCA, Niles. 847-410-5108. Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM. 5K Run/Walk and 1MI Kids’ Run. USATF and CARA certified. Benefits ALS. Northbrook. 847-400-8901. Night Nation Run – Sat 5/19 at 8 PM. 5K Novelty Run. Benefits Stand Up To Cancer. Soldier Field, Chicago. Squeez’d Girls on the Run – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM. 5K Run/Walk and Li’l Spark Sprints. Grant Park, Chicago. STEM Step 5K – Sat 5/19 at 8:30 AM. 5K Run, Family Walk and Kids’ Dash. USATF certified. Humboldt Park, Chicago. Sock Hop Hustle 5K – Sat 5/19 at 8 AM. 5K Novelty Run/ Walk. USATF Certified. Olympia Fields. 708-481-7313. Backbones Annual 5K Run, Walk and Roll – Sun 5/20 at

11:30 AM. Benefits spinal cord injury victims. Country Gardens Park, Prospect Heights. Chicago Spring Half Marathon and 10K – Sun 5/20 at 7 AM. Half marathon, 10K and Junior Dash. USATF certified. Chicago. Chicagoland Spring Marathon and Half Marathon – Sun 5/20 at 7:05 AM. USATF certified. Schaumburg. 224-757-5425. Great Strides – Sun 5/20 at 11 AM. 3MI Walk. Montrose Harbor, Chicago. Benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. More dates/times/locations - To find a Walk near you go to fightcf. or call 312-236-4491. Dash for the Dogs – Sun 5/20 at 9 AM. 5K Run/Walk and 1MI Family Fun Walk. Benefits Animal House Shelter. Barrington. 487-961-5541. Des Plaines River Canoe and Kayak Marathon – Sun 5/20. 18.5MI River Race and 5.25MI Minithon. Libertyville to Mount Prospect. 847-604-2445. J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge – Thurs 5/24 3.5MI Run at 7 PM. Grant Park, Chicago. 847-779-7444. Run For The Brave 5K Run/Walk/Ruck – Sat., 5/26 at 8AM. Benefiting Illinois Veterans. Plainfield. 630-302-2638. Soldier Field 10 Mile – Sat 5/26 at 7 AM. 10MI Run. CARA certified. Benefits Salute, Inc. Chicago. Western Springs 41st Annual Tower Trot – Sat., 5/26 at 8:30 AM. 10K, 5K, & Fun Run, plus Double Run (10K& 5K).. CARA & USATF certified. Benefits Healing Hearts for Ashley. Grand Avenue Community Center. 4211 Grand Avenue, Western Springs. 708-246-9070. MB Bike the Drive – Sun 5/27 at 5:30 AM. Up to 30MI round trip ride of Lake Shore Drive. Benefits Active Transportation Alliance. Chicago. MMTT Youth and Elite Triathlon – Sun 5/27 at 7 AM. Swim, bike, run. Junior (7-10), Senior (11-16) and Elite (any age) Divisions. Geneva. 630-779-0836. Race to the Flag 5K Run/Walk – Sun 5/27 at 8 AM. CARA and USATF Certified. Ty Warner Park, Westmont. 630-682-5402. SALUTE, INC. 5K/10K Tactical Challenge – Sun 5/27 at 8 AM. 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and/or Tactical Challenge. Arlington Hts. 847-359-8811. Essence of Freedom Run – Mon 5/28 at 7:45 AM. 5K. USATF certified. Benefits Support Our Soldiers Freedom, Inc. Deerfield. The Ridge Run – Mon 5/28 at 8 AM. 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, and Youth MI. Ridge Park, Chicago. 773-233-3100.





Relay For Life – For all area events, please go to relayforlife. org/relay/findevent. Chicago Gospel Run 5K/10K – Sat 6/2 at 8 AM. 5K Run/ Walk and 1/2 MI Kids’ Run. USATF Certified. Oakwood Beach, Chicago. Cori’s Triathlon Sat. 6/2 at 8AM One of the largest youth triathlons In the area! This fun event designed for kids 6-14 Welcomes all skill levels! Oak Brook. 630-990-4233 Cosley Zoo Run For the Animals – Sat 6/2 at 7:30 AM.

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Suburban Family ~ May + June 2018  

Chicago area waterparks and pools, fairs and festivals, summer kids camps, party planning, fitness race guide, golf guide, dining guide

Suburban Family ~ May + June 2018  

Chicago area waterparks and pools, fairs and festivals, summer kids camps, party planning, fitness race guide, golf guide, dining guide