Who will be crowned the winner of the Tiara Trot?! Join Fox Valley Resident, Nicole Cook : Mrs. America 2019 for a 5k fun run/walk and fundraising event benefitting The Victoria Siegel Foundation* and Lighthouse Recovery Foundation** in St. Charles!
Events in Aurora, Illinois
Join us for the Firecracker 5K!
This annual run is the principal fundraiser for the North Aurora River District Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to the enhancement of the North Aurora riverfront area as a gathering space for the community.
Run for the Riverfront offers you the unique opportunity to explore the grounds of the Mooseheart campus along our course, which is situated on concrete and gravel terrain, all private streets. As you navigate the course, take time to take in the beautiful, natural surroundings, you may even encounter a resident bald eagle overhead!
Run along residential streets of Sugar Grove in this fast, flat 2-lap course. The 3.1 mile USATF certified course (#IL-16014-WR) is electronically timed and features traffic control, splits at 1 and 2 miles, first aid and water stations, and post-race snacks.
National Ice Cream Month is July!! Help us celebrate by joining us from Lake Renwick Preserve in Plainfield for a fun run & walk. Each participant will be earning their ice cream by completing our scenic 1.2 mile loop. Each loop completed will earn one scoop of ice cream. The loop can be completed up to 5 times for a total of 5 ICE CREAM SCOOPS 6 completed miles of exercise!!
Join the biggest event of the running season and help the Park District raise money for scholarships! Last year, over $2,000 was raised to help provide recreation opportunities for families in Glen Ellyn. The Freedom Four 4-Mile Run is open to ages 5 & up.
From beginners to elites, everyone can find their place at the annual Naperville Sprint Triathlon at Centennial Beach.
The annual Big Heart 5K is a unique transatlantic race. We will run once race in two locations/continents with synchronized start and timing. This will be your opportunity to compete with someone from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the Kristoffer Larson Big Heart Memorial Foundation.
The 5-mile and 5K events will start behind the concession stand on the road behind the Fire Station. The 1-mile walk will also start behind the concession stand but on the park path.
Run for Serenity is a race that changes lives and offers hope. Join us on August 3, at Cantigny Park to help end overdose and stop the stigma Together we can beat addiction.
Join us for the annual Scott S'cool Scoot!
Get involved in the community and support the work of the Childrens Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County (CAC). Register as an individual, team or simply donate to the cause. Your donation helps us provide healing therapy, free of charge, to children who have suffered physical and sexual abuse.
Join us for this fun 5K event!
The Fiesta del Sol 5K is an annual fundraising event organized by Hanover Park Park Foundation, a non-profit organization for the Hanover Park Park District. The family-friendly 5K will embark runners on an early-morning jaunt around the Mallard Lake Forest Preserve. Entertainment will follow the race with a variety of food, games, and music.
The Food Fest 1 Mile Race is sponsored by Metal Monkey Brewing. Participants receive t-shirt, 3 food samples or t-shirt, 3 food samples, three 3oz flight and 1 full 16oz beer from Metal Monkey Brewing.
Are you living your best life? You will be when you run or walk your way through the Trinity Triumph 5K, which supports people with developmental disabilities and mental illness!
Welcome to the Railside 4/7, a series of races organized by Railside Charities NFP, benefiting local charities on Saturday, August 17th. We will host a 1-mile fun run/walk, a 4-mile run and a 7-mile run.
The Woodridge Rotary Mini Triathlon, Chicagolands largest mini tri, welcomes athletes of all abilities, age, shapes, sizes and experience.
Parkie's Famous 5k/10k is back! We've got the flat, fast course and great vibe that you've loved from previous years and we've partnered once again with Famous Daves in Bolingbrook (located at 704 Janes Ave.) to bring you the ultimate in race experiences. You want food? You got it! All runners will receive a BBQ sandwich and two sides, along with a free bottle of Famous Daves BBQ sauce. You want more? We got that too!
Join us for a local summer tradition ... 20 years running! This USATF-certified course route was redesigned and repaved in 2017 and features a scenic wooded route through historic Pilcher Park. Of course, the Sundowner wouldnt be complete without the Splash Dash a 1 Mile Junior Jog for kids ages 6-12 and a 50 Yard Dash for kids age 6 and under.
BQ.2 Marathon Races are specifically scheduled and designed to be your best chance to qualify for Boston at 1 minutes under your standard to get you to the starting line in Hopkinton. The field will be capped at 300 runners per race to insure a quality experience.
There are more than 65,500 food insecure individuals in DuPage County, almost half of which do not qualify for government assistance. Please join us in this chip-timed, family-friendly 5K run/walk to feed our hungry neighbors!
This year marks the annual Twin Lakes Triathlon. The Twin Lakes Triathlon is held at the beautiful scenic Twin Lakes Recreation Area. This Triathlon Sprint is a 700 meter swim, 14 mile bike & 4.5 mile run and is perfect for all ages and ability levels. This local race has been a staple for years and we look forward to another great year full of eager participants and generous sponsors.
Warrior Dash is the 1M, 5k & 10K obstacle course races that anyone can start and everyone can finish. Whether you're an elite athlete or just beginning, you'll conquer 6/12/24 world-class obstacles for 1M, 5k & 10K races respectively, wade across wooded lakes, and venture through mud-caked backroads. Relive the course with friends at the after-party, and celebrate your decision to leave your normal weekend in the mud.
Set in the beautiful trails of Fox Mill, the 8th annual Fox Mill 5K & 1-Mile Color Run/Walk will honor a beloved resident, Kayla Lehmann, who passed away on April 7, 2018. Kayla was a St. Charles East freshman who was passionate about music, while also being an avid reader and gifted writer.
The Naperville Trails Half Marathon on September 8th offers a scenic course on the beautiful crushed limestone paths of Danada Forest Preserve. This event is a great way to prepare for the Chicago Marathon. All participants receive an event technical shirt, event finishers medal and event bib number.
Experience the excitement of the AMITA Health Fit America Fest Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk in Hoffman Estates. Run or walk the 5K or strive to complete the 10K or half marathon run. All distances offer diverse and scenic USATF certified courses with pace teams for the 10K and half marathon. Put your shoes on and accomplish the distance, receive your commemorative moisture wicking tech shirt, bib number and finishers medal*.
How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many other festive runners this July in Indianapolis and Chicago for the annual Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K! Well run early to beat the summer heat. Well be running the popular Busse Woods trails through wooded and open areas starting in South Grove #5.
Join us for the AMITA Health Fit America Fest Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Run/Walk!
A race through the heart of the beautiful Fox River Valley. The start/finish line is at Pottawatomie Park, in St Charles. The course takes you across the river, then heads north from there, with portions of the route illuminated with luminaria
Proceeds from each participant registration will benefit NAMI KDK to help others in our surrounding community who struggle with mental health conditions. If you cannot participate, but would still like to show support for NAMI KDK, please consider making a donation to NAMI KDK.
Be a part of the ultimate athletic experience by competing in the Schaumburg Park District's annual Splash, Pedal, Dash Triathlon & Dash, Pedal, Dash Duathlon.
The 5k course takes you through Nostalgic Downtown Morris and area parks and neighborhoods. The route is completely paved, primarily flat with slight hills. Liberty 5K is a chip timed race on a certified course. Certification Code IL-12042-JW.
Were excited to announce that the Epilepsy Fall Fest 5K Wheaton at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, IL will be taking place in the fall this year! On Saturday, September 21st, our Fall Fest will include our traditional 5K Walk/Fun Run, as well as exciting new activities and games.
Start off the July 4th festivities in downtown Barrington with this summer holiday tradition.
Start off the July 4th festivities in downtown Barrington with this summer holiday tradition. Enjoy the challenging and scenic race courses and support the arts in Barrington.
Let's celebrate 'Merica at the 3rd Annual Uncle Sam 5K & Little Patriot's Dash on Sunday, July 7. Grab your red, white, and blue and get ready to race in honor of Americas Independence. Immediately following the race, all are invited to partake in a special after party at the Tap House Grill.
Join us for the annual DuPage Medical Group Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon and Fall Final 20.
The 5K and 10K Race Routes are USATF Certified.
Strollers, baby joggers, etc., will ONLY be permitted at the back of the start area for the 5K and 10K races.
Mud Factor is a Seriously Fun 5k Obstacle Run. It's a Mud Run, not a race. So if you're looking for a fun challenge in the mud, this run is for you!
Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of Sepsis as a medical emergency.
The Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) is a national, community-based non-profit that provides a fun, inclusive, five-week running series for ages 2-14 designed to get kids active, experience accomplishment and lay the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. HKRS encourages kids to adopt a Get Up and Go! attitude.