Beginner Friendly Running Events in Chicago

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MAY27
Ridge Run

More than 3,000 athletes from around Chicagoland gather in Beverly/Morgan Park on Memorial Day to compete in BAPAs annual Ridge Run. The 10K run, 5K run/walk and Youth Mile are hosted by the Beverly Area Planning Association with Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park the presenting sponsor of the race.

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Ridge Run

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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More than 3,000 athletes from around Chicagoland gather in Beverly/Morgan Park on Memorial Day to compete in BAPAs annual Ridge Run. The 10K run, 5K run/walk and Youth Mile are hosted by the Beverly Area Planning Association with Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers in Evergreen Park the presenting sponsor of the race.

$35 - $40
Ridge Run
JUN1
Chicago Undy Run/Walk

The National Undy RunWalk is not just an opportunity to run or walk in your underwear. It is a family-friendly undy-themed RunWalk created by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, with the goal to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

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Chicago Undy Run/Walk

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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The National Undy RunWalk is not just an opportunity to run or walk in your underwear. It is a family-friendly undy-themed RunWalk created by the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, with the goal to provide support for patients and families, caregivers, and survivors; to raise awareness of preventive measures; and inspire efforts to fund critical research.

$30 - $35
Chicago Undy Run/Walk
JUN2
Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk and 5K

For 26 years, our Cancer Survivors Celebration Walk & 5K has been a source of hope and inspiration for people who have faced, or are facing cancer.

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Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk and 5K

Grant Park, Chicago, IL, USAView event
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For 26 years, our Cancer Survivors Celebration Walk & 5K has been a source of hope and inspiration for people who have faced, or are facing cancer.

$20 - $50
Cancer Survivors' Celebration Walk and 5K
JUN5
IL Brewery Running Series - Goose Island Tap Room

Join us at Goose Island Brewing Compamy on for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery on National Running Day! Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like, no matter what theres a beer waiting for you at the finish line!

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IL Brewery Running Series - Goose Island Tap Room

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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Join us at Goose Island Brewing Compamy on for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery on National Running Day! Weave through the surrounding area at whatever pace you like, no matter what theres a beer waiting for you at the finish line!

$30
IL Brewery Running Series - Goose Island Tap Room
JUN6
Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence

The Race Against Gun Violence is a rallying point to raise awareness of and funds for organizations working to save lives and build Chicagos future. It is an opportunity to change the narrative about our city, call concerned citizens to action and show the world that Chicago can come together to solve the problem of gun violence.

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Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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The Race Against Gun Violence is a rallying point to raise awareness of and funds for organizations working to save lives and build Chicagos future. It is an opportunity to change the narrative about our city, call concerned citizens to action and show the world that Chicago can come together to solve the problem of gun violence.

$40
Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence
JUN8
PurpleStride Chicago

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Chicago 2019, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Your fundraising and participation directly funds efforts to help patients and families. Come out and stride with us!

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PurpleStride Chicago

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Chicago 2019, the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Your fundraising and participation directly funds efforts to help patients and families. Come out and stride with us!

$10 - $35
PurpleStride Chicago
JUN8
Chicago Beer 5K

The Beer 5K is open to anyone 21 and over that likes to exercise by running/walking, drinking local craft beer, or supporting a local charity and businesses. We have something for everyone. We also have volunteer options if you do not want to run/walk or drink beer.

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Chicago Beer 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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The Beer 5K is open to anyone 21 and over that likes to exercise by running/walking, drinking local craft beer, or supporting a local charity and businesses. We have something for everyone. We also have volunteer options if you do not want to run/walk or drink beer.

$50
Chicago Beer 5K
JUN8
Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K

This is not your ordinary 5K! The Brunch Run is a 5K and one-mile walk with a reward worth running or walking for. When you reach the finish line, you will be treated to amazing amenities including

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Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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This is not your ordinary 5K! The Brunch Run is a 5K and one-mile walk with a reward worth running or walking for. When you reach the finish line, you will be treated to amazing amenities including

$20 - $55
Imerman Angels Brunch Run 5K
JUN13
Gibbons 5K

Our Chip timed 5K Run and 3K Walk benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation in the fight for a cure for all blood cancers. Official start LIVE on ABC7 news at 6:26 pm.

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Gibbons 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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Our Chip timed 5K Run and 3K Walk benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation in the fight for a cure for all blood cancers. Official start LIVE on ABC7 news at 6:26 pm.

$5 - $40
Gibbons 5K
JUN15
Ice Cream Chase 5K

Walk or run this 5K! Competitive runners will chase our "ice cream rabbit." Can you catch him?

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Ice Cream Chase 5K

55 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604, USAView event
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Walk or run this 5K! Competitive runners will chase our "ice cream rabbit." Can you catch him?

$30
Ice Cream Chase 5K
JUN1
Gospel Run

Gospel Run is a 501c3 public health organization, and our mission is to inspire health, transformation, and expanded possibilities in communities that face the most challenging health disparities. Since our launch in 2013, weve inspired thousands of sedentary men, women, and kids to get up, get active, and embrace healthier lifestyles. Countless families, churches, & individuals have made our annual signature event, the Gospel Run 5K, an tradition that they embrace as their own.

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Gospel Run

1099 E Oakwood Blvd, Chicago, IL 60653, USAView event
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Gospel Run is a 501c3 public health organization, and our mission is to inspire health, transformation, and expanded possibilities in communities that face the most challenging health disparities. Since our launch in 2013, weve inspired thousands of sedentary men, women, and kids to get up, get active, and embrace healthier lifestyles. Countless families, churches, & individuals have made our annual signature event, the Gospel Run 5K, an tradition that they embrace as their own.

$40
Gospel Run
JUN1
Dash for Detection 5K

DASH for Detection is a family friendly 5K walk/run that takes place along Chicagos magnificent lakefront. Whether youre a runner, jogger, team leader, volunteer, or cheering spectator at the end of the day, youre a catalyst for change, and a supporter of early detection pancreatic cancer research.

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Dash for Detection 5K

600 W Montrose Harbor Dr, Chicago, IL 60640, USAView event
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DASH for Detection is a family friendly 5K walk/run that takes place along Chicagos magnificent lakefront. Whether youre a runner, jogger, team leader, volunteer, or cheering spectator at the end of the day, youre a catalyst for change, and a supporter of early detection pancreatic cancer research.

$20 - $50
Dash for Detection 5K
JUN29
Michael Flisk Memorial Guns N' Hoses 5K

The FourthAnnual Guns N' Hoses 5K Run/Walk will wind through the historic streets of the North Beverly neighborhood in Chicago. If you've never run this route, you are in for a treat - this chip timed, USATF Certified 5K course, is one of the most beautiful and scenic routes in the City of Chicago.

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Michael Flisk Memorial Guns N' Hoses 5K

55 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604, USAView event
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The FourthAnnual Guns N' Hoses 5K Run/Walk will wind through the historic streets of the North Beverly neighborhood in Chicago. If you've never run this route, you are in for a treat - this chip timed, USATF Certified 5K course, is one of the most beautiful and scenic routes in the City of Chicago.

$20 - $40
Michael Flisk Memorial Guns N' Hoses 5K
JUL15
Burgers & Beer 5K

Burgers & Beer has been a Universal Sole tradition for over eight years! It started as a grass roots fun run from Universal Sole's Lakeview store to bring people together for an easy fun run in the neighborhood followed by a cold beer and burgers from various Lakeview neighborhood bars! It has always been about bringing the Chicago running community together for a once a month event where friends can catch up, folks can make new friends and everyone enjoys a fun run in Chicago's historic Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods

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Burgers & Beer 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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Burgers & Beer has been a Universal Sole tradition for over eight years! It started as a grass roots fun run from Universal Sole's Lakeview store to bring people together for an easy fun run in the neighborhood followed by a cold beer and burgers from various Lakeview neighborhood bars! It has always been about bringing the Chicago running community together for a once a month event where friends can catch up, folks can make new friends and everyone enjoys a fun run in Chicago's historic Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods

$40
Burgers & Beer 5K
JUN20
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Gino's East 5K

GRAB YOUR PIZZA-LOVIN' FRIENDS AND COME TO THE GINO'S EAST 5K PRESENTED BY ASE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 AT MONTROSE HARBOR IN CHICAGO.

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Gino's East 5K

Montrose Harbor Office, 601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613, USAView event
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GRAB YOUR PIZZA-LOVIN' FRIENDS AND COME TO THE GINO'S EAST 5K PRESENTED BY ASE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 AT MONTROSE HARBOR IN CHICAGO.

$10 - $44
Gino's East 5K
JUL20
Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K

Be blown away by the Windy City! Run past iconic landmarks, steely skyscrapers and alongside the beautiful Chicago River.

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Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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Be blown away by the Windy City! Run past iconic landmarks, steely skyscrapers and alongside the beautiful Chicago River.

$62
Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 5K
MAY27
St. Joseph Parish Jubilee Jog 5k
Wilmette, IL, United States

The St. Joseph Jubilee Jog is a 5k Run/Walk that promises fun for all ages. The race will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The race kicks off at 8:00 AM at St. Joseph School at the corner of Ridge and Lake with a beautiful route through the residential streets of Wilmette.

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St. Joseph Parish Jubilee Jog 5k

1900 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091, USAView event
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The St. Joseph Jubilee Jog is a 5k Run/Walk that promises fun for all ages. The race will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. The race kicks off at 8:00 AM at St. Joseph School at the corner of Ridge and Lake with a beautiful route through the residential streets of Wilmette.

$20 - $39
St. Joseph Parish Jubilee Jog 5k
MAY31
Paint the Town Pink 5K Glow Run
Whiting, IN, United States

Whiting's Indiana MONTH long May event supported by our local merchants and community members to honor those that have had to battle breast cancer.

Our annual events help raise funds that goes towards the Pink Ribbon Society, which is a local organization that helps men and women in our area who are currently battling or won against cancer. You can help us top what we did last year by joining in on the fun

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Paint the Town Pink 5K Glow Run

1842 Oliver St, Whiting, IN 46394, USAView event
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Whiting's Indiana MONTH long May event supported by our local merchants and community members to honor those that have had to battle breast cancer.

Our annual events help raise funds that goes towards the Pink Ribbon Society, which is a local organization that helps men and women in our area who are currently battling or won against cancer. You can help us top what we did last year by joining in on the fun

$35
Paint the Town Pink 5K Glow Run
JUL13
5K Run to End Homelessness

Join Chicagos Most Fun & Highest Social Impact Event To Help the Homeless! Proceeds will go to support our mission of transforming lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose.

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5K Run to End Homelessness

600 W Montrose Harbor Dr, Chicago, IL 60640, USAView event
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Join Chicagos Most Fun & Highest Social Impact Event To Help the Homeless! Proceeds will go to support our mission of transforming lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose.

$35
5K Run to End Homelessness
AUG11
BTN Big 10K

This summer all the fun and excitement of the Big Ten Conference returns to Chicago for the annual BTN Big 10K! Compete for your Big Ten team in the 10K race or 5K run/walk. Afterward, kick off the college football season in style with thousands of Big Ten fans at the ultimate post-race Tailgate party! Packed with Big Ten mascots, cheerleaders, food, live music, beer, interactive games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, and much more!

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BTN Big 10K

Grant Park, Chicago, IL, USAView event
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This summer all the fun and excitement of the Big Ten Conference returns to Chicago for the annual BTN Big 10K! Compete for your Big Ten team in the 10K race or 5K run/walk. Afterward, kick off the college football season in style with thousands of Big Ten fans at the ultimate post-race Tailgate party! Packed with Big Ten mascots, cheerleaders, food, live music, beer, interactive games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, and much more!

$25 - $55
BTN Big 10K
MAY26
Race to the Flag
Westmont, IL, United States

We appreciate the support youve given to the event in the past, and hope that you will continue to be part of the 10th annual Race to the Flag 5k!

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Race to the Flag

Westmont, IL, USAView event
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We appreciate the support youve given to the event in the past, and hope that you will continue to be part of the 10th annual Race to the Flag 5k!

$12 - $25
Race to the Flag
MAY27
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Run for Sam 5K Beer Run
Elk Grove Village, IL, United States

This event will feature the scenic Busse Woods trails and some of the best craft brews in the industry.

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Run for Sam 5K Beer Run

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USAView event
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This event will feature the scenic Busse Woods trails and some of the best craft brews in the industry.

$30 - $35
Run for Sam 5K Beer Run
JUN15
The Dash Through Des Plaines 5k
Des Plaines, IL, United States

A USA Track & Field Certified flat course through residential streets in downtown Des Plaines, IL, with proceeds benefiting the Des Plaines Park District Scholarship Fund. Gear check, water available throughout, and refreshments provided. Chip timed, with splits provided at every mile make this course the perfect course to PR. This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.

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The Dash Through Des Plaines 5k

1500 E Prairie Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USAView event
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A USA Track & Field Certified flat course through residential streets in downtown Des Plaines, IL, with proceeds benefiting the Des Plaines Park District Scholarship Fund. Gear check, water available throughout, and refreshments provided. Chip timed, with splits provided at every mile make this course the perfect course to PR. This race is timed and scored by J3 Timing.

$30
The Dash Through Des Plaines 5k
JUN1
LOVE>FEAR 5K
Downers Grove, IL, United States

Run/Walk, Volunteer, Sponsor, Raise Funds, Raise Awareness: We all can play a part and help #Take13Back!

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LOVE>FEAR 5K

5739 Dunham Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60516, USAView event
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Run/Walk, Volunteer, Sponsor, Raise Funds, Raise Awareness: We all can play a part and help #Take13Back!

$30
LOVE>FEAR 5K
JUN9
Special Gifts Theatre 5K - Northwest
Elk Grove Village, IL, United States

Special Gifts Theatre (SGT) is an educational and therapeutic theatre company for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The SGT 5k Run & 3k Walk is a fun family friendly event complete with snacks, awards, performances & more an event you wont want to miss!!

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Special Gifts Theatre 5K - Northwest

1485 Lively Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USAView event
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Special Gifts Theatre (SGT) is an educational and therapeutic theatre company for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The SGT 5k Run & 3k Walk is a fun family friendly event complete with snacks, awards, performances & more an event you wont want to miss!!

$15 - $25
Special Gifts Theatre 5K - Northwest
JUN2
The Angel Dash 5K
Highland, IN, United States

The Angel Bag Project Presents the Angel Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk! Come take a Dash to help shelters in our community! Our vision is expanding, and your participation is needed! This event is co-sponsored by Frank Mrvan, North Township Trustee.

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The Angel Dash 5K

Wicker Park Dr, Highland, IN 46322, USAView event
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The Angel Bag Project Presents the Angel Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk! Come take a Dash to help shelters in our community! Our vision is expanding, and your participation is needed! This event is co-sponsored by Frank Mrvan, North Township Trustee.

$25
The Angel Dash 5K
SEP12
Race Judicata 5K

The race begins and ends at Memphis Law School and passes by all of Memphis' stately court houses.

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Race Judicata 5K

Chicago, IL, USAView event
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The race begins and ends at Memphis Law School and passes by all of Memphis' stately court houses.

$25
Race Judicata 5K
JUN23
Hadassah CNS Step It Up 5K
Glencoe, IL, United States

Fun-filled 5k, 3k, or 1k Family Walk/Run to benefit Melanoma Research at Hadassah Medical Organization. This year's event includes music, scavenger hunt, kids super hero walk*, JCC Chicago/Marvin Lustbader Health Club provided stretching and chair yoga for non-walkers, prizes, and more!

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Hadassah CNS Step It Up 5K

Glencoe, 724 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe, IL 60022, USAView event
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Fun-filled 5k, 3k, or 1k Family Walk/Run to benefit Melanoma Research at Hadassah Medical Organization. This year's event includes music, scavenger hunt, kids super hero walk*, JCC Chicago/Marvin Lustbader Health Club provided stretching and chair yoga for non-walkers, prizes, and more!

$36
Hadassah CNS Step It Up 5K
JUN1
Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals
Wheaton, IL, United States

Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K and 1/2-Mile Race Event. Support Cosley Zoo by participating in one of the Chicago suburbs largest and most popular 5K/10K runs!

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Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals

208 W Union Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187, USAView event
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Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 5K/10K and 1/2-Mile Race Event. Support Cosley Zoo by participating in one of the Chicago suburbs largest and most popular 5K/10K runs!

$40
Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals
JUN2
Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk
Wheaton, IL, United States

Bring your warrior helmets, horns, beards, and braids for this years Viking 5K Run/Walk and Kids Dash. All proceeds support Conquer Myasthenia Gravis. Going strong for 47 years, Conquer MG has given support, information, advocacy, and research funding to those struggling with the rare autoimmune disease. Myasthenia gravis patients get a discount!

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Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk

3S580 Naperville Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189, USAView event
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Bring your warrior helmets, horns, beards, and braids for this years Viking 5K Run/Walk and Kids Dash. All proceeds support Conquer Myasthenia Gravis. Going strong for 47 years, Conquer MG has given support, information, advocacy, and research funding to those struggling with the rare autoimmune disease. Myasthenia gravis patients get a discount!

$37
Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk
AUG17
My Block, My Hood, My City Community Run

Join My Block for a 5K run around the beautiful Marquette Park. Known for its 9-hole golf course, soccer fields, and summer barbecues, Marquette also has a rich history of activism. Most notably the civil rights marches of 1966, where Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference protested housing discrimination in Chicago. Race day includes live music, a history hunt, and prizes for top runners and top fundraising teams.

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My Block, My Hood, My City Community Run

Marquette Park, 6743 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60629, USAView event
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Join My Block for a 5K run around the beautiful Marquette Park. Known for its 9-hole golf course, soccer fields, and summer barbecues, Marquette also has a rich history of activism. Most notably the civil rights marches of 1966, where Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference protested housing discrimination in Chicago. Race day includes live music, a history hunt, and prizes for top runners and top fundraising teams.

$35
My Block, My Hood, My City Community Run
JUN8
5K SCADaddle for Research
Wheaton, IL, United States

Our chip-timed 5K trail Run/Walk takes place on a USATF certified crushed limestone course at the main entrance of beautiful Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. The course winds through the preserve's beautiful landscape.

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5K SCADaddle for Research

140 N Main St, Wheaton, IL 60187, USAView event
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Our chip-timed 5K trail Run/Walk takes place on a USATF certified crushed limestone course at the main entrance of beautiful Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton, IL. The course winds through the preserve's beautiful landscape.

$15 - $30
5K SCADaddle for Research
JUN14
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Christmas in July

Oh you know, just your average Christmas themed run in the middle of summer. This mostly flat course allows participants to hit PRs in the 5k race or one of the timed events. Come for the festive medals and all-year-round good cheer. You might even earn the 100-mile belt buckle in the 24-hour event.

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Christmas in July

Lisle Community Park C4 Field, 1825 Short St, Lisle, IL 60532, USAView event
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Oh you know, just your average Christmas themed run in the middle of summer. This mostly flat course allows participants to hit PRs in the 5k race or one of the timed events. Come for the festive medals and all-year-round good cheer. You might even earn the 100-mile belt buckle in the 24-hour event.
$40 - $850
Christmas in July
SEP21
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer - Chicago

Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end childhood cancer. Together.

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St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer - Chicago

1410 Museum Campus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USAView event
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Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end childhood cancer. Together.

$10 - $20
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer - Chicago
JUN1
SMG 5K Run/Walk 4 Hunger

This race is held to raise funds for the St. Maria Goretti "Community Outreach Ministry and Food Pantry". The Community Outreach Ministry believes that there are many within our community who may be in need of some support. We also believe that we can make a difference by providing supplemental food to our neighboring communities. We support these neighboring communities by need rather than by parish borders. In addition, the race provides an opportunity for runners (and walkers) to come together on a Saturday morning to exercise and then break bread over breakfast.

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SMG 5K Run/Walk 4 Hunger

201 Joliet St, Dyer, IN 46311, USAView event
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This race is held to raise funds for the St. Maria Goretti "Community Outreach Ministry and Food Pantry". The Community Outreach Ministry believes that there are many within our community who may be in need of some support. We also believe that we can make a difference by providing supplemental food to our neighboring communities. We support these neighboring communities by need rather than by parish borders. In addition, the race provides an opportunity for runners (and walkers) to come together on a Saturday morning to exercise and then break bread over breakfast.

$15 - $25
SMG 5K Run/Walk 4 Hunger
JUN15
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Father's Day 5K Run/ Walk
Wheaton, IL, United States

Join us on Fathers Day Sunday, June 16th, 2019 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.

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Father's Day 5K Run/ Walk

Wheaton, IL, USAView event
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Join us on Fathers Day Sunday, June 16th, 2019 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.

$25 - $40
Father's Day 5K Run/ Walk
SEP21
Candy Dash 5K

The candy dash 5k & kids run is the most mouthwatering and deliciously fun 5K in Chicago and you are invited to race through our candy-filled land with a sweet tasting experience throughout!

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Candy Dash 5K

South Fieldhouse, 1650 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614, USAView event
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The candy dash 5k & kids run is the most mouthwatering and deliciously fun 5K in Chicago and you are invited to race through our candy-filled land with a sweet tasting experience throughout!

$18.86 - $55.66
Candy Dash 5K
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What you need to know about Beginner Friendly Running Events

Whether you’re completely new to running or just getting back into the swing of things, we’ve got some great race recommendations to get you started. Chosen by our team, these are some of our favourite events for first-timers. 5k races & 10k races are perfect for beginners, they tend to be relatively flat (always check the elevation just in case) and there’ll usually be a great crowd to cheer you on.

Find the right running event for you

To keep motivated try to run with friends and to organise a race a few months away as something to work towards. Running as a sport is very inclusive, people love to chat and give a boost to those around them! Practice makes perfect so with the right training you can achieve anything. Start small and it won’t be long before you’re a total professional tackling the bigger races.

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