GoToRovers.com 5K Run/Walk For Pets

Saturday, September 20th
Benefitting the Animal Care League of Oak Park, IL

Das Boot 5K and 1 Mile Walk

Saturday September 27th
Part of Morton Grove’s 2 Day Oktoberfest celebration featuring music, food and fun, the chip timed 5k run goes through beautiful Prairie View Park and includes a one mile walk as well. Participants receive great swag and a post-race pancake breakfast. Sign up online TODAY!


Park Ridge Charity Classic 2014

Saturday, September 27th
A flat, FAST, out and back course with only two right angle turns and one 180°. Split times at 1 mile and 2 mile "Illinois' fastest 5k course" as 32% of the all-time Illinois age group records were set on the Charity Classic course (source IL T & F)

Edison Park Elementary Pound the Pavement 5K

Saturday, September 27th
The first ever Pound The Pavement 5K, hosted by Edison Park Elementary School, will be held on September 27, 2014. This is a USATF certified route and has CARA Emerging Race status.

School District 54 10th Annual Run to Read

September 28th, 2014
Run to Read is a day of races offering something for everyone. The day begins with 100-yard and 400-yard dashes for children. Every child will receive a medal.
At 8:45 sharp, we will start our 5K run on a USATF-certified course over mostly flat roads . There is also a family fun walk for adults and children alike at 9 a.m. All four events support our goal of collecting 1,000 children's books for every classroom in District 54. Visit Race Page for more info.

Itasca's Oktoberfast 5K

October 4th, 2014
The course is a fast, scenic neighborhood route through Itasca, with a downhill finish into Usher Park, featuring: Early packet pick-up at Dick Pond Athletics in Schaumburg for participants registered by September 30th.

F.A.B. 5K

October 4th, 2014
The Fight Against Breast Cancer (F.A.B.) 5K is a neighborhood Run/Walk dedicated to fundraising for local and national charities with a focus on support for Breast Cancer research and families currently undergoing breast cancer treatment.

St. Eugene School Trot N Treat 5K/10K and Monster Dash

Saturday October 18th
All participants of the 5k will receive a color, long-sleeve technical running shirt and a Gatorade squeeze bottle. Monster Dash participants receive the technical running shirt and a goody bag.

GAF Mighty Vike Homecoming Hustle

Saturday, October 11th

5K &1 mile Run/Walk, Junior Jog, Toddler Trot
Visit Race Page for more info

Des Plaines River Trail Races

Saturday October 18th
Welcome to year five of the DPR Trail Half-Marathon, Marathon and 50 Mile Ultra Marathon along the beautiful and fast Des Plaines River Trail in Lake County, Illinois.

Run, Walk, & Roll 5K

Sunday, October 26th

Run, Walk & Roll for Marklund!
Visit Race Page for more info

Dick Pond Cocoa 8 Mile Run and 5K Run/Walk

Sunday, October 26th
The Dick Pond Cocoa Run is a Walk 2 Run Reunion Run!!!
This is an awesome Dick Pond sponsored event with great swag and a unique distance. Walk 2 Run grads, come see old friends and enjoy hot cocoa and treats at finish and recieve an Anorak Style Jacket. For more information visit the Race Website and search 'Cocoa'.


5th Annual Advocate Dryer Fox Valley Marathon

Sunday, Sept 21st, 2014, 7AM
St. Charles, IL

Combining small race atmosphere with big race amenities, the Fox Valley Marathon Races are ideal for both veterans looking for a fast Boston Qualifier as well as first timers looking for an uncrowded, supportive, family-friendly race setting.
Visit Race Page for more info



Strides for Hunger


Saturday, November 15th

Come join us for a 5K/10K event to raise money to benefit the Genoa Food Pantry. Thank you to all our past runners and sponsors who have made this event a great success. Complimentary medal for all finishers.



Exploding Turkey Trot 5K

Thursday, November 27th 2014
Roselle, IL 8AM

Come out and support this fundraiser to bring the fireworks back to Roselle.
Visit Race Page for more info

Schaumburg Half Marathon and 5K Turkey Trot

November 29th, 2014
Celebrate the end of the season at one of Chicagoland's largest half marathon & 5k events. The event offers a relatively flat, scenic, USATF certified paved course. There is also a 5k Run/Walk for those who want to participate in something a bit shorter. The course is conveniently located just off the Rt 53 and I-90 Interchange.