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2019 ANNUAL FITNESS/RACE GUIDE

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The absolute best way to keep yourself running is to find a race in the 2019 Annual Race Guide. Just sign up, pay for it, and put it on your calendar. A fixed race date will help you stay focused, and keep you on a regular running schedule. Nothing feels better than crossing the finish line. A beginner can run any race — you just need to allow enough time to train for it. Check back for race updates in each bi-monthly edition.

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MARCH

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

  • Oak Forest Fleadh 5K Run/Walk. Oak Forest. oak-forest.org.
  • Broken Oar’s Shiver Run 5K Run/Walk and Kids 5K. Barrington. runsignup.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

  • The CORE Indoor Triathlon Timed Swim, Bike and Run. Lemont. active.com.
  • Running o’ the Green 8K Run. Tinley Park. tinleyparkdistrict.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

  • Dublindee Kilted 5K Run. East Dundee. dundeestpats.com.
  • Shamrock Beer Run 5K Novelty Run/Walk. Arlington Heights. shamrockbeerrun.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

  • American Lung Association Fight for Air Climbing event. Chicago. 312-940-7007.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

  • St. Paddy’s Day 5K Run/Walk. Naperville. stpaddysday5k.org.
  • Deer Park St. Paddy’s Day 5K, 10K, and Kids’ Dash. Deer Park. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Fox Valley Winter Challenge Trail Race 10K Run. Geneva. raceroster.com.
  • McHenry Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. McHenry. mchenrykiwanis.org.
  • Chicago St. Paddy’s Day 5K and 8K Run/Walk. Chicago. chicagoevents.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

  • Amita Health St. Paddy’s Half Marathon and 5K. Bolingbrook. allcommunityevents.com.
  • March Madness Half Marathon. Cary. hillstriders.com.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Ride 16, 20 and 36-Mile Bike Rides. Wheeling. wheelmen.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

  • MeltFest 5K Run/Walk. Rockford. runsignup.com.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

  • Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run and 2-Mile Walk. Chicago. shamrockshuffle.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

  • March4Meg 5K. Evergreen Park. march4meg.com.
  • Chicago Lakefront 50K George Cheung Memorial Race. Chicago. chicagoultra.org.

APRIL

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

  • April Fools 5K Run and Kids’ Dash. Bloomingdale. ducatchiropractic.com.
  • Arny Johnson 10-Mile and 5K Run. Rockford. runsignup.com.
  • Chi Town Half Marathon and 10K Run. Chicago. allcommunityevents.com.
  • World Health 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. worldhealthrun.org.
  • Mistwood Hole in Run 5K Run/Walk. Romeoville. mistwoodgc.com/hole-in-run.

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

  • The Good Life 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Oak Park. goodliferace.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

  • Shake It Off 5K Run/Walk for Parkinson’s Research. Bolingbrook. fundraise.michaeljfox.org.
  • Fun Run in Color 5K Novelty Run/Walk. Wheaton. wheatonparkdistrict.com.
  • Saw Wee Kee Spring 3-Mile Trail Run. Oswego. oswegolandparkdistrict.org.
  • ABC/25 Get Burped Challenge 5K and 1-Mile Run/Walk. Arlington Heights. abc25challenge.org.
  • Spring Chance BQ.2 Boston Marathon Qualifier. Geneva. bq2races.com.
  • Wintrust Lakefront 10-Mile and 5K Run. Chicago. caralakefront10.com.
  • Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. hope.abta.org.
  • Sunset Marathon Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run. Chicago. sunsetmarathon.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

  • Champion of Trees 10K Run. Lisle. mortonarb.org.
  • March for Babies 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Lisle. marchforbabies.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

  • Bunny Rock Chicago 5K and Egg Hunt. Chicago. bunnyrock5k.com.
  • Bunny Wabbit Run 5K, 10K, 15K Run and Kids’ Dash. Libertyville. ultrasignup.com.
  • Earth Day 50K, 15-Mile and 5-Mile Run. Crystal Lake. earthdaytrailrace.com.
  • Sly Fox Half Marathon and 10K Run. St. Charles. slyfoxhalf.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

  • DuPage Human Race – Sat. 4/27 at 9AM. 5k run/USATF certified & 2-mile walk. Benefits 50+ DuPage charities in one race. Esplanade in Downers Grove. 630-407-6458. www.dupagehumanrace.org.
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  • Joliet Park District Faraway 5K Obstacle Course Race. Joliet. jpdrun3.com.
  • March for Babies 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. St. Charles. marchforbabies.org.
  • Barnyard Dash 5K Blackberry Farm. Aurora. foxvalleyparkdistrict.org.
  • Juvenile Justice Council SKY 5K Run/Walk. Yorkville. runsignup.com.
  • Batavia Mothers’ Club Fox Trot 5K Run. Batavia. bataviamothersclub.org.
  • Run with the Lions 5K Run/Walk. Warrenville. runwiththelions.com.
  • TCS Run, White and Blue 5K. Shorewood. trinitychristian.info.
  • Race to Wrigley 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. race-cubs.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

  • March for Babies 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Arlington Heights and Chicago. marchforbabies.org.
  • McHenry County Human Race 5K Run/Walk and Toddler Race. Crystal Lake. runsignup.com.
  • Naperville Women’s Half Marathon and 5K. Naperville. napervillewomenshalf.events.
  • Miles for Smiles 5K, 1-Mile Run and Kids’ Dash. Oswego. runsignup.com.
  • Ravenswood Run 5K Run and Kids’ Race. Chicago. ravenswoodrun.com.
  • Stepping up to Wellness 5K Run and 1-Mile Run/Walk. Libertyville. cancerwellness.org.
  • Walk MS 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Chicago, Deerfield and Rockford. nationalmssociety.org.

MAY

SATURDAY, MAY 4

  • Techno Trot 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Half-Mile Run. Winthrop Harbor. runsignup.com.
  • Cinco de Miler 5-Mile Run. Chicago. cincodemiler.com.
  • 16th Annual Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle – 5K Run/2 Mile Walk. Sat. 5/4 at 9AM. Proceeds benefit Children with Developmental Disabilities & Delays. 830 S. Addison Ave, Villa Park. 630-620-4433. www.eastersealsdfvr.org/runforthekids.

  • Hanover Township Sprint 2 Spring 5K Run/Walk. Elgin. sprint2spring.com.
  • Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Run. Chicago. cpdmemorial.org.
  • A Safe Place EmpoweRun 5K Run/Walk. Libertyville. asafeplaceforhelp.org.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

  • Walk to Cure Arthritis Chicago – Sunday 5/5. Benefits the Arthritis Foundation. www.walktocurearthritis.org.

  • Run Thru the Hills 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk. Lake in the Hills. itsyourrace.com.
  • Southwest Half Marathon and 10K. Palos Heights. southwesthalfmarathon.com.
  • Breathe Deep North Shore 5K Fun Run and 2-Mile Walk. Deerfield. lungevity.org.
  • 21st Great Western Half Marathon – Sunday, 5/5 at 8AM. Sycamore Speedway. A point-to-point, USATF Certified, RRCA Championship Event. Proceeds benefit the Special Olympics of Illinois. www.foxrivertrailrunners.org.
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  • March for Babies 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Woodstock. marchforbabies.org.
  • Walk MS 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. St. Charles, Naperville, Oak Lawn and Orland Park. nationalmssociety.org.
  • Walk for Wellness House – 5K Run, 3K Walk. Sunday, 5/5. Registration open at 7 AM. Event begins at 8:00AM. Wellness House, Hinsdale. 630-654-5191. www.walk.wellnesshouse.org.

  • Illinois Lupus 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Vernon Hills. lupusil.org.
  • Makin’ Strides for Strays Fundraising Walk. Naperville. adoptpetshelter.org.
  • Village of Willowbrook’s 5th Annual Spring Fling 5K … 1m Kids Fun Run & Community Fair – Sunday, 5/5. Pre-race registration starts 7:30AM, Race starts 9AM. 1m Run starts 10:00 AM. Community Fair runs 7:30 AM – 11AM. Portion of proceeds to Gateway SRA. Borse Community Park, 208 Midway Dr.. 630-323-8215. https://register.chronotrack.com/r/46590

SATURDAY, MAY 11

  • Groovin’ in the Grove 5K & 10K – Sat., 5/11 at 9AM. 5K Run & Kids 1K, 1/2K, 100 Yd Dash. Warrior Fitness Challenge. USATF & CARA certified. Benefits Sharing Connections. Midwestern University, Downers Grove. raceroster.com/events/2019/20583/groovin.

  • Starved Rock Country Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K. Ottawa. runsrc.com.
  • Quarryman Challenge 10-Mile and 5K Race. Lemont. quarrymanchallenge.com.
  • Pink 5K Run/Walk – Saturday 5/11 at 8AM. 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.

SUNDAY, MAY 12

  • Komen Chicago Race for the Cure 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. chicagoland.info-komen.org.
  • Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Run. Barrington. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Cooley Run 5K. Huntley. info@ckmc.org.

THURSDAY, MAY 16

  • Universal Sole Four Mile Classic Run/Walk. Chicago. universalsole.com.
  • She Runs the Fox 5K  – Run or Walk. Thursday, May 16, 6:30PM. Batavia. foxrivertrailrunners.org.
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SATURDAY, MAY 18

  • Frontline OCR 5K Obstacle Race. Byron. frontlineocr.com.
  • Got2Run for Education 8K and 2.62-Mile Run/Walk. Arlington Heights. got2run.org.
  • Walk to Cure Arthritis – Libertyville:  Saturday 5/18. Benefits the Arthritis Foundation. www.walktocurearthritis.org.

  • Walk to Cure Arthritis 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Mettawa. events.arthritis.org.
  • Lew Blond Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run. Northbrook. lewblondrun.org.
  • Night Nation 5K Novelty Run. Chicago. nightnationrun.com.
  • StemStep 5K Run, Family Walk and Kids’ Dash. Chicago. stemstep5k.com.
  • G.L.O.W. 5K Run. Naperville. naperglow5k.com.
  • Walk for Dyslexia 5K Run/Walk. Bloomingdale. walkfordyslexiachicago.org.
  • Girls on the Run 5K Run. Joliet. gotrchicago.org.
  • Lilac Mutt Strut 5K Run. Lombard. lombardlilactime.com.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

  • Byline Bank Chicago Spring Half Marathon, 10k and Junior Dash. Chicago. chicagospringhalf.com.
  • Sock Hop Hustle 5K Run/Walk. Olympia Fields. ofparks.org.
  • The Backbones Annual 5K Run, Walk and Roll. Prospect Heights. backbonesonline.com.
  • Chicagoland Spring Marathon and Half Marathon. Schaumburg. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides 5K Fundraising Walk. Chicago. fightcf.cff.org.
  • Dash for the Dogs 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Family Walk. Barrington. animalhouseshelter.com.
  • Des Plaines River Canoe, Kayak and SUP 18.5-Mile River Race and 5.25-Mile Minithon. Libertyville. canoemarathon.com.
  • Chicago Promise Walk 5K Run/Walk. Elk Grove Village. promisewalk.org.
  • Darien Dash 10K/5K Run and Kids’ Fun Run. Darien. dariendash.com.

THURSDAY, MAY 23

  • J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge 3.5-Mile Run. Chicago. jpmorganchasecc.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 25

  • Run For The Brave 5K Run/Walk/Ruck – Saturday, 5/25 at 8AM. Benefiting Illinois Veterans. Plainfield, Illinois. 630-302-2638. www.welcomeyouhome.org.

  • SALUTE, INC. 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk. Arlington Heights. saluteinc.org.
  • Bubble Run Chicago 5K Novelty Run. Joliet. bubbleRun.com.
  • Soldier Field 10-Mile Run. Chicago. soldierfield10.com.
  • Western Springs 42nd Annual Tower Trot – Sat. 5/25 8:30AM. 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 www.wsprings.com/recreation.

SUNDAY, MAY 26

  • MB Bike the Drive Up to 30-Mile Bike Ride. Chicago. bikethedrive.org.
  • MMTT Youth and Elite Triathlon. Geneva. mmtt3.org.
  • Race to the Flag 5K Run/Walk. Westmont. racetotheflag.org.

MONDAY, MAY 27

  • BAPA Ridge Run 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, and 1-Mile Kids’ Run. Chicago. bapa.org.

JUNE

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

  • Walk to End Lupus Now 1-Mile Fundraising Walk. Chicago. support.lupus.org.
  • Autism Speaks 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Chicago. autismspeaks.org.
  • Chicago Gospel Run 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and Half-Mile Kids’ Run. Chicago. gospelrun.com.
  • Cori’s Kids Triathlon Timed Swim, Bike and Run. Oak Brook. obparks.org.
  • Cosley Zoo Run for the Animals 10K, 5K and Half-Mile Kids’ Run. Wheaton. wheatonparkdistrict.com.
  • Dash for Detection 5K Run/Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Chicago. dashfordetection.com.
  • Great Steps Neurofibromatosis 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Naperville. nfmidwest.org.
  • Illinois Lupus 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Chicago Heights. lupusil.org.
  • Whipper Snapper Youth Triathlon. Arlington Heights. ahpd.org.
  • Girls on the Run 5K Run. Grayslake. gotrchicago.org.
  • Run the Ridge 5K and 1K Run/Walk. Burr Ridge. burr-ridge.gov.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

  • North Shore Classic Half Marathon and 5K. Highland Park. northshoreclassic.com.
  • Run for the Roses 5K and Kids’ Run. Roselle. roselle.il.us.
  • Run for the Zoo 5K AND Run/Walk and 10K Run – Sun. 6/2 at 7:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run, Kids Safari Stampede Obstacle Course, USATF-certified. Benefits Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago. events@lpzoo.org.      www.lpzoo.org/run-zoo.
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  • Take Steps Fundraising Walk. Naperville. crohnscolitisfoundation.org.
  • Tour de Cure Fundraising Ride with multiple route options. Aurora. tour.diabetes.org.

THURSDAY, JUNE 6

  • Chasing the Sun 5K Run/Walk. New Lenox. runsignup.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

  • LaGrange Rocks 5K Run/Walk – Friday, June 7 at 7:00PM. 5K run/walk and kids races. USATF and CARA certified. Start/Finish Cossitt Avenue and Willow Springs Road, LaGrange. Benefits The LeaderShop’s Youth Programs. 708-579-5898. www.theleadershop.org.

  • Fight for Air Ride 2- or 3-day bike ride from Crystal Lake to Lake Geneva, WI. fightforairride.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

  • Walk and Roll 5K Run/Walk, 10K Skate, 15K Bike and Kids’ Dash. Chicago. walkrollchicago.org.
  • PurpleStride 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. Chicago. purplestride.org.
  • Trot Against Trafficking 5K Run, 1-Mile Walk and Kids’ Race. trotagainsttrafficking.com.
  • Take Steps Chicago Fundraising walk. Chicago. online.ccfa.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

  • Tunnel to Towers 5K Run. Lake Zurich. eventbrite.com.
  • Girls on the Run 5K Run. Chicago. gotrchicago.org.
  • ET Batavia Triathlon, Duathlon, Youth Splash and Dash, and Kids’ Dash. Batavia. bataviatriathlon.org.
  • Honor Ride Chicago Non-Competitive Bike Ride. Evanston. evanstonsubaru.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

  • ABC7 Gibbons 5K Run and 3K Walk. Chicago. gibbons5k.com.

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

  • Christmas in June 2-Day Event with 5K Run/Walk, Kids’ Run. Lisle. runners4wellness.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

  • The DASH Through Des Plaines – 5K and 1-Mile. Presented by Millennium Bank. Benefits the Des Plaines Park. District Scholarship Fund. Sat., 6/15 at 8AM. USATF Certified. 1500 E. Prairie Ave., at Pearson St. dpparks.com. Register online at www.RunSignUp.com.
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  • LM5K 5K Run/Walk. Villa Park. rememberlaur.com.
  • Superhero 5K Run/Walk. Palatine. journeystheroadhome.org/superhero-5k

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

  • Father’s Day 10K/5K Run and Kids’ Dash. Cary. ttcca.org.
  • PrairieFest 5K Run and 1-Mile Dog Jog. Oswego. oswegolandparkdistrict.org.
  • Father’s Day 5K Run/Walk. Wheaton. runsignup.com
  • Itasca Oktoberfast 5K Run. Itasca. itascaoktoberfast5k.org.
  • Run Mag Mile 10K and 5K Run. Chicago. runmagmile.com.
  • GLASA Twilight Run, Rock, Roll 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Race. Lake Forest. glasatwilight.org.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

  • Bike MS: Tour de Farms 2-day event with multiple route options. St. Charles. nationalmssociety.org.
  • Fun & Fit Family Day 5K Run, 2-Mile Walk and Kids’ Dash. Libertyville. lambsfarm.org.
  • Miles for Melanoma 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. melanoma.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

  • Swedish Days Ride Bike tour over paved country roads. Maple Park. fvbsc.org.
  • Take Steps Fundraising Walk. Glenview. crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

  • Chicago 10K Run. Chicago. runmfg.com.

JULY

THURSDAY, JULY 4

  • Freedom Four 4-Mile Run. Glen Ellyn Park District. gepark.org.
  • Firecracker 5K Run/Walk. Warrenville. warrenvilleparks.org
  • Elmhurst Running Club 4 on the 4th 4-Mile Run and 1K Kids’ Race. Elmhurst. 4on4th.com.
  • Great Western Freedom 4-Mile Run, 2-Mile Walk and Kids’ Dash. St. Charles. lazarushouse.net.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

  • Frontier Days Stampede 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Arlington Heights. frontierdays.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

  • 5K Run! to End Homelessness 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Run. Chicago. asafehaven.org.
  • McHenry River Run 10K and 5K Run/Walk. McHenry. runsignup.com.
  • Warrior Dash 10K, 5K and 1-Mile Obstacle Races. Joliet. warriordash.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

  • ET Lake Zurich Triathlon Olympic and Sprint Swim, Bike and Run. Lake Zurich. lakezurichtri.com.

MONDAY, JULY 15

  • Usole Burgers & Beer 5K Run. Chicago. universalsole.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

  • Sundowner 5K Run, Splash Dash, and Kids’ Races. Joliet. jpdrun3.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

  • Splashes, Dashes & Spokes – Youth Triathlon. Saturday, July 20 at 8:30AM. Otter Cove Aquatic Park. St. Charles, 630-513-6200. www.stcparks.org.

  • Fiesta Del Sol 5K Run/Walk. Hanover Park. active.com.
  • Hemingway Running of the Bulls 8K Run. Oak Park. hemingway8k.com.
  • Humana Rock n’ Roll Chicago 2-Day Event with Half Marathon, 10K and 5K. Chicago. runrocknroll.com.
  • Insane Inflatable 5K Novelty Race. Joliet. insaneinflatable5k.com.
  • Wauconda Park District Kids’ Triathlon. Wauconda. waucondaparks.org.
  • Finish with the Flag Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Kids’ Dash. Hoffman Estates. allcommunityevents.com.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

  • Wauconda Park District Adult Olympic and Sprint Triathlon. Wauconda. waucondaparks.org.
  • Chicagoland Inline Marathon, Half Marathon and 7K. Hoffman Estates. allcommunityevents.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

  • Run for Gus 5K Run, 1-Mile Walk and Kids’ Race. Chicago. foundation.luriechildrens.org.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

SUNDAY, JULY 28

  • Glenview Park Center Sprint Triathlon and Aqua Bike Race. Glenview. glenviewparks.org.
  • Splash Pedal Dash Triathlon/Dash
  • Pedal Dash Duathlon. Schaumburg. parkfun.com

AUGUST

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

  • CowaLUNGa Bike Ride. Gurnee. resphealth.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

  • Naperville Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon, Aqua Bike, and Kids’ Triathlon. Naperville. napervilletri.events.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

  • Illinois Lupus 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Naperville. lupusil.org.
  • Stan’s Donut 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Chicago. donut5k.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11

  • Woodridge Rotary Mini Triathlon and Kids’ Triathlon. Woodridge. trisignup.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17

  • Muckfest Chicago 5K Obstacle Mud Race. Grayslake. muckfest.com.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24

  • Rugged Maniac 3-Mile Obstacle Course Race. Wilmont, WI. ruggedmaniac.com.
  • Tough Mudder 5K Obstacle Mud Race. 2-Day Event. Rockford. toughmudder.com.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25

  • Chicago Triathlon Sprint and International Distance courses plus Kids’ Triathlon. Chicago. chicagotriathlon.com.
  • Fort2Base 11.5- and 3.45-mile Run. North Chicago. fort2base.com.

SEPTEMBER

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

  • Twilight Shuffle 5K Run/Walk. Libertyville. mainstreetlibertyville.org.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

  • Itasca Oktoberfast 5K Run. Itasca. itascaoktoberfast5k.org.
  • Run Mag Mile 10K and 5K Run. Chicago. runmagmile.com.
  • GLASA Twilight Run, Rock, Roll 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Race. Lake Forest. glasatwilight.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

  • 4th Annual Bike for the Kids – Distances include 2-mile family bike ride and 12, 25, 50 and 100 mile routes. Sun. 9/8 at 12 p.m. Proceeds benefit Children with Developmental Disabilities & Delays. 799 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. 630-620-4433. www.eastersealsdfvr.org/bikeforthekids.

  • Naperville Trails Half Marathon. Wheaton. runsignup.com.
  • Brookfield ZooRunRun 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Kids’ Dash. Brookfield. czs.org.
  • Hero Hustle 10K, 5K Races and 1-Mile Obstacle Run. Glenview. herohustle.com.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

  • Race Judicata 5K Run/walk. Chicago. cvls.org/judicata.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

  • Last Chance BQ.2 Boston Marathon Qualifier. Geneva. bq2races.com.
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. Glenview. act.alz.org.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

  • SEA Blue Prostate Cancer 5K Run and Walk.  Lincoln Park. seablueprostatewalk.org

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

  • Fox Valley Kids’ Marathon 1.2-Mile Race. St. Charles. fvkids26.com.
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. St. Charles. act.alz.org.
  • Highlander Assault 4, 8, 12 and 24-Mile Obstacle Course Races. Holiday Hills. highlanderassault.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

  • Fox Valley Marathon, Half Marathon and 20-Mile Race. St. Charles. fv26.com.
  • Illinois Lupus Walk 1- and 3-Mile Fundraising Walk. Chicago. lupusil.org.
  • Quad Cities Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay, 5K, 1-Mile and Kids’ Race. Moline. qcmarathon.org.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

  • Light the Torch 5K Night Run/Walk. Wheaton. wheatonparkdistrict.com.
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. Elk Grove Village. act.alz.org.
  • Terrain Race 2-Day Event with 5K and Kids’ Obstacle Races. Joliet. terrainrace.com.
  • Venus de Miles Women’s 64- and 24-Mile Bike Ride. Wilmette. venusdemiles.com.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

  • Chicago Half Marathon and 5K Run. Chicago. chicagohalfmarathon.com.
  • DeKalb Corn Classic 10K and 5K Race. DeKalb. dekalbcornclassic.org.
  • KidFitStrong Fitness Challenge Completion-based Obstacle Course. Naperville. kidfitstrong.com.
  • Have Fun? You Won! Kids’ Triathlon. Oswego. oswegolandparkdistrict.org.

OCTOBER

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • Giant Steps for Autism 5K Walk. Sugar Grove. mygiantsteps.org.
  • NAMI Run for Mental Health 5K Run/Walk. Batavia. nami5k.com.
  • Prairie State Half Marathon, 10K and 3.5-Mile Race. Long Grove. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Montgomery River Run 5/10K. Montgomery. runningguru.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s 5K Fundraising Run/Walk. Crystal Lake. act.alz.org.
  • Bucktown 5K Run. Chicago. bucktown5k.com.
  • Race for the Kids 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Chicago. rbcraceforthekids.com.
  • Let’s Move Elgin 10K/5K Run and Kids’ Race. Elgin. letsmoveelgin.com.
  • Rotary Run 10K, 5K and 3K Races. Hinsdale. runguides.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

  • International Chicago 5K Run. Chicago. chicago5k.com.
  • Des Plaines River Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and 50-Mile Race. Vernon Hills. desplainesrivertrailraces.com.
  • Scarecrow Scramble Nighttime 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Race. Lisle. lislepartnersforparks.org.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

  • Bank of America Marathon. Chicago. chicagomarathon.com.
  • World’s Largest Corn Maze 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Dash. Spring Grove. allcommunityevents.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

  • Country Sole Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Run/Walk. Chicago. allcommunityevents.com.
  • Light the Night Fundraising Walk. Chicago and Oak Brook. lightthenight.org.
  • Pumpkins in the Park 5K Run and Kids’ Sprint. Chicago. pumpkins5k.com.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20

  • Run with the Nuns 5K Run/Walk. Lemont. runwiththenuns.org.
  • This Runs for Jack 5K Run/Walk. Glen Ellyn. jacksfund.org.
  • Light the Night Fundraising Walk. Glenview. lightthenight.org.
  • Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon and 5K Run. Naperville. runnaperville.com.
  • Red Eye 5K Run. Joliet. jpdrun3.com.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

  • Moraine Valley Community College – Health, Fitness, & Recreation Center. Halloween 5K Run/Walk. Children’s 1K Race. Sat. 10/26 at 9AM. USATF-IL certified. Family activities included. www.morainevalley.edu/fitrec.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

  • Healthy Driven FraidyCat 5K, Ghost Run 10K and Meow Mile. Oswego. fraidycat5k.com.

NOVEMBER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

  • Cantigny 5K – Sat. Nov 2 at 9AM. Cantigny Park, Wheaton. www.Cantigny.org.

  • Beer Run 5K Run. Hoffman Estates. runsignup.com
  • Hot Cider Hustle 2-Day Event with 8-Mile Run and 5K Run/Walk. Wheaton. allcommunityevents.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3

  • Allstate Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Run and 2-Mile Walk. Chicago. hotchocolate15k.com.
  • Ooh La La Chocolate Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk. Geneva. runguides.com.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

  • Gobbler Hobbler 10K and Mashed Potato Mile. Oswego. oswegolandparkdistrict.org.
  • Chill William’s Veterans Day 5K Run. Chicago. chillwillvets.org.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

  • Jingle Bell Run. Western Suburbs, Cantigny Park, Wheaton.  Arthritis Foundation. Jinglebellrun.org

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

  • 22nd Annual Naperville – Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot. Thanksgiving Morning, Thurs. 11/28 at 8AM. Proceeds benefit individuals with Vision and Hearing disabilities. Naperville Central High School, 440 Aurora Avenue, Naperville. www.napervilleturkeytrot.com.

  • The Fox and The Turkey Races: One Mile Youth Race, Four Mile Race. Nov 28 starting @ 7:30AM. Geneva. foxrivertrailrunners.org
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  • Chicago Turkey Trot 8K/5K Run and Kids’ Race. Chicago. turkeytrotchicago.com.
  • Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run. Elmhurst. dangibbonsturkeytrot.org.
  • Long Grove Turkey Trot 8K/5K Run and Kids’ Dash. Long Grove. allcommunityevents.com.
  • McHenry Turkey Trot 5K Run. McHenry. mchenryturkeytrot.com.
  • North Shore Turkey Trot 10K and 5K Run. Highland Park. northshoreturkeytrot.com.
  • Bonfield Express 5K. Downers Grove. bonfieldexpress.com.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30

  • Schaumburg Half Marathon and 5K. Schaumburg. allcommunityevents.com.

DECEMBER

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7

  • Lion’s Club Reindeer Run 5K Run. Wheaton. wheatonparkdistrict.com.
  • Viking Dash Trail Run 15K, 10K, 5K and 13.1-Mile Races. 2-Day Event. Crystal Lake. vikingdashtrailrun.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

  • Arctic Frog Endurance Run 50K, 25K and 15K Races. Libertyville. froghopssports.com.
  • Jingle Bell Run. Chicago History Museum. Arthritis Foundation. Jinglebellrun.org

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31

  • New Year’s Eve 5K Run. Chicago. newyearseve5k.com.

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