Vulcan Quarry Crusher Run – Chicago @ 6111 East Ave, Hodgkins, IL, United States on 14 June 2020

Join us in Chicago at the McCook Quarry, Vulcan’s largest facility in the United States. Run or Walk this challenging limestone surface with inclines and declines of up to 11%! Don’t miss your chance to run or walk inside a active quarry!

Fathers Day 5k Run/Walk @ Danda Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL, United States on 21 June 2020

Join us on Fathers Day Sunday, June 21, 2020 for a fun and exciting 5k run. The race will take place in Wheaton, IL at the Danda Forest Preserve starting at 8:00 am. Awards ceremony will begin at 8:50 with timing provided by J3 Timing. There will be age group awards and overall awards for […]

Mattea’s Joy Superhero 5k @ Perry Farm, Bradley, IL, United States on 09 May 2020

NEW THIS YEAR: SuperHero stops along the course for those wanting fun selfies or unique treats!

AwardsTop 3 times in each age category: under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, over 60

Costume awards: Best individual costume Best group/family costume Best Kid’s Costume

Race will begin at 9:00 am – Perry Farm Park in Bourbonnais, […]

Friends of Our Parks 5k @ Sanctuary Golf Course, New Lenox, IL, United States on 18 April 2020

Runners… take your marks & walkers… grab your friends! Join us for the Running with Friends 5K run/walk on the beautiful Sanctuary Golf Course on Saturday, April 18th. The route will have a water station and an electronically-timed finish line. If registered by Friday, March 20, participants are guaranteed a race shirt. All net proceeds […]

Animal House Shelter – Dash for the Dogs @ 511 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL, United States on 31 May 2020


Animal House Shelter is a non-profit, no-kill shelter in Huntley, IL. Dash for the Dogs allows us to raise funds necessary to cover the cost of our animals’ medical expenses and overall care.

Can’t make the event? You can register for our Virtual Dash for the Dogs […]

Hops for Hope 5k @ Mount Saint Mary Park, St. Charles, IL, United States on 16 May 2020

Hops for Hope 5K is a twist on the traditional 5K! The event is timed and the course is certified, whether you are a runner or walker this event is for you. You can take a casual stroll with your friends and sip on beer samples throughout the course or you can run to get […]

The Wine Run 5k Run/Walk – DC Estates @ DC Estate Winery, South Beloit, IL, United States on 28 June 2020

Love Wine? Enjoy running or walking? This race is for you!

Join us for an exciting event that features the scenic views of iconic DC Estate Winery in South Beloit and of course their great assortment of Wines! With registration options for all wine lovers and runners, this race is a sure thing for a […]

Kickapoo Creek Wine Run 5k @ Kickapoo Creek Winery, Edwards, IL, United States on 27 June 2020

Love Wine? Like Walking or Running? This race is for you!

Race Swag: All participants will receive a race t-shirt, souvenir wine glass, finisher medal and a glass of wine (or soda for our under 21 runners) after the race!

Join us on Saturday, June 27th, 2020 for an exciting event that features the […]

Massbach Ridge Wine Run 5k @ 8837 S. Massbach Rd., Elizabeth, IL, United States on 20 June 2020

Love Wine? Like Walking or Running? This race is for you!

Race Swag: All participants will receive a race t-shirt, souvenir wine glass, finisher medal and a free glass of wine (or soda for our under 21 runners) after the race!


Wine Run 5k – August Hill Winery @ August Hill Winery, Utica, IL, United States on 28 March 2020

Enjoy wine and running or walking? This is a must do event for you!

Race Swag: All participants will receive a race t-shirt, souvenir wine glass, finisher wine medal and a glass of wine (or soda for our under 21 runners) after the race!

Join us on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 at 9:00 […]

Shamrock Beer Run Chicago @ Busse Woods – South Grove 28, Elk Grove Village, IL, United States on 07 March 2020

***March 7, 2020 at Busse Woods*** Who is ready to Party Shamrock Style? The 2020 event will feature a Kick-A** Party DJ, Food Trucks, Big Enclosed Party Tent, Giant Beer Pong & of course plenty of BEEEER. It’s going to be a BrewFest!!

Start the 5K with a toast of a craft brew then run/walk, […]

Christmas in July Half Marathon @ Busse Forest – South Grove 16, Elk Grove Village, IL, United States on 26 July 2020

How about some Christmas Spirit in the summer? Join many festive runners as we hit the shaded trails of Busse Woods for a super-fun Half Marathon! This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing. Results will be posted live at

Bling? Oh yeah!!! Our medals are awesome! The 2020 medal is being […]

Christmas in July Races @ Lisle Community Park, Lisle, IL, United States on 24 July 2020

We are the Original Christmas in July Races 20 miles west of Chicago. The 6/12/24-Hour races take runners on a 0.9732971994 mile USATF certified paved loop course around a lake in Lisle Community Park. The entire course is festively decorated. Even Santa shows up to run with the kids!

The 5K runners will start at […]

Des Plaines River Trail Races @ , Vernon Hills, IL, United States on 10 October 2020

The DPR trail is a wide, crushed gravel course run along the Des Plaines River about 35 miles north of Chicago. This is a great course through alternating lush forests and open wetlands. The Marathon is a Boston Qualifier.

Shamrock Beer Run 5k @ Rockford Speedway, Loves Park, IL, United States on 14 March 2020

Join us for beer, running, beer, walking, beer, stumbling, beer & partying at Rockford Speedway! This year we want to make your experience even more fun and enjoyable! Check this out:

Post Race Party will be Indoors this year!

As in Previous Years, this event features 5 beer stops, one at the start and at […]

Cheers to New Year’s 5K @ Church Street Brewery, Itasca, IL, United States on 01 January 2020

Join us at Church Street Brewery on New Years Day to run the first 5K of the year with us! Why? Why not, I ask! But here are some reasons:

Start of the year on the right (or left) foot!

Free pint of Church Street Beer to 21+ runners

Be immortalized with your 2020 goal […]

UNO Carrera De Los Muertos/Race of the Dead 5K @ Benito Juarez Community Academy, Chicago, Illinois, United States on 02 November 2019

The Pilsen neighborhood, located in the Lower West Side of Chicago, is steeped in history. Once an Eastern European immigrant enclave, glimpses of the Old World are still visible as baroque-style architectural buildings stand strong along Ashland Avenue and 18th Street. The neighborhood now boasts a unique, undeniable mix of Mexican culture and modern artistry. […]

Chicago Wicked Wine Run 2019 @ Catigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois, United States on 19 October 2019

The start time for the 5K Wicked Run begins at 4:00pm and the 1K Wicked Tasting Walk begins at 5:30pm. 5K participants are required to finish in one hour or less. Waves of runners will be released on the course with 2-3 minute intervals. Runners and ALL attendees must be 21 or older to participate.


2019 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Chicago @ Grant Park, Chicago, IL, United States on 03 November 2019

Join the movement that’s taken over the racing world. The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is returning to Chicago on November 3, 2019! Start and finish in Grant Park among Chicago’s biggest chocolate aficionados. This year, train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We’re with you through the season.


Brew Run 5k @ Carl R Hansen Woods, HOFFMAN EST, IL, United States on 02 November 2019

How does it work? We have 4 Registration Options Available, so whether you like to drink AND run, run then drink, just run, or just drink – we have an option for you! This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing. Results will be posted at

1) Competitive Drinker (Run and Drink)


2019 Humana Rock N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon (July 20-21) @ Grant Park, Columbus Drive and Monroe Street, Chicago, IL, United States on 20 July 2019

The 11th annual 13.1-mile block party returns this year with 2 days of running. The running festival kicks off on Friday with the running expo at McCormick Place, followed by a 5k race in Grant Park on Saturday morning. Sunday’s 10k and Half Marathon run through downtown’s streets. Live local bands and entertainment throughout the […]

Candy Dash 5k and Kids Dash @ Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL, United States on 21 September 2019

RACE TIMES: 5K : 8:00 a.m. KIDS RUN: 9:30 a.m.

Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up is at Road Runner Sports. Friday, September 20: 12:00 – 7:00 PM

Packet pick-up will be available at Lincoln Park (1650 N Stockton Drive, Chicago, Illinois) Race Day, September 21: 5K Pick Up: 6:30 – 7:45 AM Kids Dash Pick Up: 6:30 […]

Halloween Hustle 5k and Kids Dash @ North Eric Drive, Palatine, IL, United States on 26 October 2019

Kid’s Dash: 8:40 a.m. 5K: 9:00 a.m.

Pre-Race packet pick-up will be available at Road Runner Sports Kildeer Friday, October 25: 12-7 p.m. Packet pick-up and race day registration will be available under the white tents at 345 N Eric Dr, Palatine, IL 60067 Race Day, October 26: 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

All 5K […]

Santa Hustle Chicago 5k and Kids Dash @ Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL, United States on 07 December 2019

RACE START TIMES: 5k: 9:00 am Kid’s Dash: 8:30 am

This year’s Santa Swag is sure to make your heart grow two sizes! Choose between a Women’s Performance Black Full Zip or a Red Unisex Performance Hoodie. But, it doesn’t end there – every participant will be dressed-up with Santa’s Hat and Beard and as […]

Pink Taco Tuesday 5k Run, Walk and Kids Dash @ Montrose Harbor, Chicago, IL, United States on 16 July 2019

Start and Finish Lines will be on the paths at Montrose Harbor.

5K RUN and WALK: 6:30 p.m. KIDS DASH: 6:00 p.m.

PRE-RACE PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION: Road Runner Sports (1435 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642) DATE: Monday, July 15 TIME: 12:00 – 7:00 PM

RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP LOCATION: Montrose Harbor under the […]